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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Association between quality of life and various aspects of intradialytic hypotension including patient-reported intradialytic symptom score

Characteristic n = 82
Age, year 64.1 ± 15.6
Dialysis vintage, months 32.0 ± 28.9
Males 41 (50%)
Diabetes 18 (22%)
Body mass index (kg/m2) 25.7 ± 5.0
Residual renal function 23 (28%)
Cardiovascular history 36 (44%)
 Acute myocardial infarction 5 (6.1%)
 Congestive heart failure 4 (4.9%)
 Peripheral vascular disease 17 (20.7%)
 Cerebral vascular disease 7 (8.5%)
Primary renal disease
 Hypertension 25 (31%)
 Diabetes 11 (13%)
 Glomerulonephritis 5 (6%)
 Obstructive uropathy 14 (17%)
 ADPKD 7 (9%)
 IgA nephropathy 4 (5%)
 Alports’ disease 1 (1%)
 Other diagnoses 5 (6%)
 Unknown 10 (12%)
Cardiovascular medication
 Beta-blocker 48 (59%)
 CCB 21 (26%)
 ACE-I/ ARB 16 (20%)
  1. Note: continuous variables are presented as mean ± standard deviation
  2. Abbreviations: ADPKD autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, CCB calcium channel blocker; ACE-I angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, ARB angiotensin receptor blocker