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Table 1 Comparisons between French Guiana and Mainland France

From: End stage renal disease in French Guiana (data from R.E.I.N registry): South American or French?

  French Guiana Mainland France P
Patients <65 years old % (n) 80.7 (185) 38.4 (40889) ≤0.001
Sex ratio 1.3 (185) 1.5 (40889)  
Dialysis emergency % (n) 71.3 (99) 33 (9115) ≤0.001
Dialysis in an advanced medical center % (n) 68 (185) 59.3 (37032) 0.016
Initial vascular access with catheter % (n) 84 (185) 57 (40940) ≤0.001
Arterioveinous fistula vascular access % (n) 81 (185) 78.3 (34743) 0.374