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Table 1 Demographics and outcomes of patients in the retrospective cohort 

From: Comparing the effect of peritoneal dialysis cycler type on patient-reported satisfaction, support needs and treatments

  AMIA HomeChoice p-value
Number of patients 43 27  
Age (years) 58.6 ± 14.5 53.5 ± 16.3 0.18
Race:
 African American 21 (49%) 9 (33%) 0.20
 White 8 (19%) 8 (30%) 0.28
 Asian 6 (14%) 2 (7%) 0.40
Ethnicity:
 Hispanic 7 (16%) 8 (30%) 0.18
 Number of PD training days 6.3 6.4 0.93
 Time on PD prior to study (months) 17 (IQR: 4 -23) 51 (IQR: 25–64)  < 0.001
Rate of PD-related encounters:
 Telephone and Office 1.6 1.4 0.81
 ED and Hospitalization 0.3 0.3 1.00
 Cycler issues 0.09 0.15 0.49