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Table 5 Cause of hospitalisation for dialysis patients (number of patients)

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

Cause of hospitalisation HD PD
Infection-related 47*# 41*#
Cardiovascular disease 89*# 30*#
Hemorrhage 21  
Vascular access 34  
PD technique problem   7
Others 32 8
Total 223 86#
  1. * P < 0.01 Compared with within HD and PD patients by Chi-square test
  2. # P < 0.01 Compared between HD and PD patients by Chi-square test