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Table 4 Proportion of peritonitis according to the different educational practice

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)

Number of peritonitis0
(N = 943)
1
(N = 236)
2 or more
(N = 136)
Timing of education regarding catheter placement   
More than 30 days prior to catheter placement225 (32%)65 (31%)45 (36%)
Within 30 days prior to catheter placement444 (63%)132 (64%)77 (61%)
After catheter placement33 (5%)10 (5%)4 (3%)
Education provider
 Non-specialized nurse48 (7%)13 (6%)7 (6%)
 Specialized nurse654 (93%)194 (94%)119 (94%)
Use of written support609 (87%)182 (88%)116 (92%)
Use of an evaluation grid424 (60%)125 (60%)76 (60%)
Use of audio support156 (22%)40 (19%)25 (20%)
Theory learning
 No10 (1%)3 (1%)1 (1%)
 Adapted learning660 (94%)191 (92%)123 (98%)
 Standardized learning32 (5%)13 (6%)2 (2%)
First step of education
 Theory194 (28%)38 (18%)37 (29%)
 Hands-on training63 (9%)26 (13%)11 (9%)
 Theory and hands-on training445 (63%)143 (69%)78 (62%)
  1. HR Hazard ratio, 95% CI 95% Confidence interval, PD Peritoneal dialysis, BMI Body mass index, CAPD Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, APD Automated peritoneal dialysis