Table 2.

Cause of death in patients in the RSC-NFD and predialysis groups

Cause of DeathRSC–NFD (n=68)Predialysis (n=28)
Renal42 (62)5 (18)
Cardiac9 (13)13 (46)
Malignancy8 (12)4 (14)
Sepsis2 (3)2 (7)
Other7 (10)4 (14)
  • Data are presented as n (%). The distribution of causes of death differs between the two groups (p=0.001).