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Table 2 Different albumin categories based on 24-month serum albumin measurements in the study population

From: Time-varying serum albumin levels and all-cause mortality in prevalent peritoneal dialysis patients: a 5-year observational study

Albumin category Total All-cause mortality
n % n a %
Albumin rate reached 3.5(g/dL)
 100 115 38.08 8 6.96
 75 to < 100 90 29.80 8 8.89
 50 to < 75 35 11.59 6 17.14
 1 to < 50 40 13.25 7 17.50
 0 22 7.28 11 50.00
Albumin rate reached 3.5(g/dL)
 Higher rate (75 to 100) 205 67.88 16 7.80
 Lower rate (0 to < 75) 97 32.12 24 24.74
Time-averaged serum albumin
  ≥ 4 47 15.56 1 2.13
 3.5 to < 4 181 59.93 20 11.05
  < 3.5 74 24.50 19 25.68
  1. a (Number of all-cause mortalities/total number in each category) × 100%