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Table 1 Demographic data of the dialysis patients

From: Comparison of quality of life and causes of hospitalization between hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients in China

  HD(N = 654) Percentage PD(N = 408) Percentage
Characteristic     
Age     
<40 51 7.7% 26 6.3%
40–49 135 20.6% 34 8.3%
50–59 167 25.5% 111 27.2%
60–69 195 29.8% 121 29.7%
70–79 94 14.4% 96 23.5%
80+ 12 1.8% 20 4.9%
Age(mean) 57.22 ± 12.49   61.59 ± 12.65  
Gender     
% female 294 45.0% 243 59.6%
Employment     
Employed 20 3.0% 30 7.4%
Marital status     
%current married 609 93.11% 390 95.58%
Charlson comorbidity Index 4.78 ± 1.06   4.30 ± 0.58  
Cause of ESRD     
Glomerulonephritis 301 46.0% 195 47.8%
Hypertensive nephropathy 110 16.8% 63 15.4%
Diabetic nephropathy 99 15.1% 42 10.2%
Drug-induced renal lesion 88 13.5% 39 9.6%
Unknown cause 45 6.9% 53 13.0%
Others 9 3.2% 16 4.0%
  1. Abbreviations: ESRD, end-stage renal disease.