Table 1.

Baseline characteristics of the patients at initiation of CRRT

ParameterMean (SD)
Age (years)49 ± 14
Female gender (%)31 (55.4%)
Race/ethnicity
    Caucasian32 (57.1%)
    African-American2 (3.6%)
    Hispanic15 (26.8%)
    Asian/Pacific Islander6 (10.7%)
    other1 (1.8%)
Weight (kg)78.8 ± 29.5
Height (cm)168.9 ± 10.5
Body mass index (kg/m2)27.3 ± 8.3
Urine output (ml/day)80 (24.5 to 278)a
Urea nitrogen levels (mg/dl)64.7 ± 37.8
Creatinine levels (mg/dl)1.64 ± 1.2
Fluid accumulation from admission (L)4.5 ± 2.1
Severity of illness scores
    SOFA9.9 ± 3.6
    APACHE 3111.1 ± 24.8
  • SOFA, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score; APACHE 3, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation 3.

  • a Median (IQR).