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Table 1 Patient characteristics at start of renal replacement therapy in a cohort of Swedish HHD patients and two matched control cohorts of IHD and PD patients

From: Improved long-term survival with home hemodialysis compared with institutional hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis: a matched cohort study

  HHD IHD PD
Patients number 152 608 456
Year of start percent (n)
1991–1999 52% (79) 48% (290) 48% (221)
2000–2009 36% (54) 42% (253) 42% (193)
2010–2012 13% (19) 11% (65) 9% (42)
Median age
(IQR) years
50.2
(42.1–58.2)
50.1
(42.4–58.1)
50.1
(42.2–58.0)
Gender male percent (n) 82% (124) 82% (496) 82% (372)
Charlson index percent (n)
0 63% (95) 63% (380) 63% (285)
1 28% (42) 28% (168) 28% (126)
2 8% (12) 8% (48) 8% (36)
3 2% (3) 2% (12) 2% (9)
Renal diagnosis percent (n)
Diabetes mellitus 10% (15) 20% (123) 27% (122)
Glomerulonephritis 30% (46) 25% (149) 28% (126)
Hypertension 6% (9) 7% (43) 5% (23)
APCKDa 15% (23) 10% (62) 9% (43)
Pyelonephritis 4% (6) 3% (21) 3% (12)
Other 28% (43) 23% (138) 20% (89)
Unspecified 6% (10) 12% (72) 9% (41)
  1. aAdult polycystic kidney disease