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Table 1 Population’s characteristics

From: Effects of educational practices on the peritonitis risk in peritoneal dialysis: a retrospective cohort study with data from the French peritoneal Dialysis registry (RDPLF)

 All patients (N = 1035)
CovariatesMedian (IQR)
Age at PD initiation (years)59 (45–69)
BMI (kg/m2)25 (22–28)
 N%
Sex (Male)66764
Diabetes24223
Nephropathy
Polycystic kidney disease12412
Glomerulonephritis22722
Systemic disease444
Diabetic nephropathy12912
Interstitial nephritis606
Vascular19819
Uropathy323
Other cause10010
Unknown12112
Previous treatment
No RRT77074
Hemodialysis19719
Transplantation197
PD modality (APD)62861
Modality of PD assistance
Self PD93791
Family assisted PD989
Type of center
General hospital48747
Non profit26025
University hospital18117
Private10710
Charlson’s score
< 348747
317317
413013
> 424524
Functional impairment
No impairment85783
Hearing impairment414
Visual impairment12612
Hearing and visual impairment111
Manual disability464
Illiteracy141
Learning disability14514
  1. IQR Inter-quartile range, PD Peritoneal dialysis, BMI Body mass index, APD Automated peritoneal dialysis