Table 1.

Clinical characteristics of 181 study participants with 339 episodes of peritonitis

Participants, n181
Sex (% men)54
Age,a yr63±17
Actual body weight,a kg69±18
Duration on PD,a mo36±41
Urinary creatinine clearance,a ml/min4±5
Major comorbidities, n (%)
 Hypertension144 (80)
 Diabetes58 (32)
 Coronary artery disease56 (31)
 Stroke16 (9)
  • PD, peritoneal dialysis.

  • a Data refer to characteristics of participants at time of first episode during study period.