Table 3.

Categories of change in renal urea clearance-corrected normalized protein catabolic rate (nPCRdial+renal) during the first 6 months in 13,895 incident hemodialysis patients

Change in nPCRdial+renal, g/kg per dayGroup Size (% of Total)Mean±SD Baseline nPCRdial+renal, g/kg per dayMean±SD Baseline Serum Albumin, g/dlAll-Cause Death, per 100 patient-yr (n)
<−0.21802 (13)1.32±0.313.67±0.4212.8 (369)
−0.2 to <−0.11235 (9)1.10±0.253.65±0.4413.1 (277)
−0.1 to <0.01793 (13)1.02±0.243.65±0.4312.6 (391)
0.0 to <0.12061 (15)0.97±0.243.62±0.4412.0 (422)
0.1 to <0.22102 (15)0.93±0.243.63±0.4312.3 (434)
0.2 to <0.31704 (12)0.90±0.223.58±0.4411.9 (344)
0.3 to <0.41227 (9)0.89±0.233.58±0.4512.1 (251)
0.4 to <0.5851 (6)0.87±0.243.53±0.4412.1 (181)
≥0.51120 (8)0.85±0.243.51±0.4511.4 (208)
Total13,895 (100)1.00±0.293.61±0.4412.3 (2877)