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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and clinical data

From: Urgent-start peritoneal dialysis for patients with end stage renal disease: a 10-year retrospective study

Variables Patients (n = 2059) Catheter failure (n = 75) Catheter patency (n = 1984) P value
Age (years) 47.6 ± 15.9 37.9 ± 15.0 47.9 ± 15.8 < 0.001
Sex (Male, n, %) 1212 (58.9%) 45 (60%) 1167 (58.8%) 0.905
BMI (kg/m2) 21.5 ± 3.2 20.7 ± 3.1 21.6 ± 3.2 0.020
BSA (m2) 1.59 ± 0.17 1.56 ± 0.15 1.58 ± 0.17 0.237
Primary renal disease (n, %) 0.905
 Glomerulonephritis 1204 (58.5%) 46 (61.3%) 1158 (58.4%)
 Diabetic nephropathy 449 (21.8%) 14 (18.7%) 435 (21.9%)
 Hypertensive nephropathy 151 (7.3%) 5 (6.7%) 146 (7.4%)
 Others 255 (12.4) 10 (13.3%) 245 (12.3%)
Diabetic nephropathy (n, %) 449 (21.8%) 14 (18.7%) 435 (21.9%) 0.502
Type of catheter (coiled VS. straingt)(n, %) 152 (7.4%) 11 (14.7%) 141 (7.1%) 0.014
History of abdominal surgery (n, %) 149 (7.2%) 8 (10.7%) 141 (7.1%) 0.252
Serum creatinine (mg/dL) 9.7 (7.7–12.2) 9.7 (7.7–12.1) 10.7 (8.4–13.7) 0.024
eGFR (ml/min/1.73m2) 5.0 (3.9–6.6) 5.0 (3.9–6.6) 4.7 (3.5–6.8) 0.384
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 8.1 ± 1.9 7.8 ± 1.5 8.1 ± 1.9 0.138
Serum albumin (g/dL) 3.5 ± 0.5 3.5 ± 0.6 3.5 ± 0.5 0.929
  1. NOTE. Values expressed as mean ± SD, median (interquartile range), or number (percent); Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, BSA body surface area, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate. SI units conversions: serum creatinine, 1 mg/dL = 88.4 μmol/L; hemoglobin, g/dL = 1/10 g/L; serum albumin, g/dL = 1/10 g/L.