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Table 1 Characteristics at DHD initiation of patients included in the ANZDATA and REIN registries

From: Daily hemodialysis practices in Australia/New Zealand and in France: a comparative cohort study

  ANZDATA
n = 523
REIN
n = 753
 
  n (%) n (%) p
Socio-demographic data
 Sex    0.02
  Men 366 (70) 478 (63.5)  
  Women 157 (30) 275 (36.5)  
 Age at DHD start    < 0.001
  Median (IQR) 54.8 (44.7–65.0) 64.0 (50.7–76.2)  
Bio-clinical data
 Tobacco    0.01
  No-smoker 208 (39.8) 366 (48.6)  
  Current 75 (14.3) 100 (13/3)  
  Former 237 (45.3) 205 (27.2)  
  Missing 3 (0.6) 82 (10.9)  
 Hemoglobin (g/dl)    0.01
   < 10 95 (18.2) 237 (31.5)  
  10–12 242 (46.3) 276 (36.7)  
   > 12 178 (34.0) 191 (25.4)  
  Missing 8 (1.5) 49 (6.5)  
 BMI (kg/m2)    0.01
   < 18.5 9 (1.7) 50 (6.6)  
  18.5–23 82 (15.7) 158 (21)  
  23–25 50 (9.6) 105 (13.9)  
  25–30 147 (28) 171 (22.7)  
   ≥ 30 229 (44) 159 (21.2)  
  Missing 6 (1) 110 (14.6)  
 Diabetes    0.08
  Yes 212 (40.5) 291 (38.6)  
  No 311 (59.5) 455 (60.4)  
  Missing 0 (0.0) 7 (0.0)  
 PVD    0.01
  Yes 106 (30.6) 190 (25.2)  
  No 363 (69.4) 545 (72.4)  
  Missing 0 (0.0) 18 (2.4)  
 CVD    0.01
  Yes 74 (14) 75 (10.0)  
  No 449 (86) 595 (79.0)  
  Missing 0 (0.0) 83 (11.0)  
 Coronary disease    0.01
  Yes 221 (42.3) 199 (26.4)  
  No 302 (57.7) 539 (71.6)  
  Missing 0 (0.0) 15 (2.0)  
 Respiratory insufficiency    0.01
  Yes 90 (17.2) 116 (15.4)  
  No 433 (82.8) 620 (82.3)  
  Missing 0 (0.0) 17 (2.3)  
DHD features
 DHD frequency per week    < 0.001
 Median (IQR) 5 (5–6) 6 (5–6)  
 DHD hours per session    < 0.001
 Median (IQR) 3 (3–4) 3 (2–3)  
DHD environment    < 0.001
  At home 6 (1.1) 43 (5.8)  
  In-center 470 (89.9) 547 (72.6)  
  Satellite unit 47 (9) 163 (21.6)  
  1. DHD Daily hemodialysis, BMI Body Mass Index, PVD Peripheral vascular disease, CVD Cerebrovascular disease