Table 1.

Baseline characteristics of the patientsa

PatientPrimary Diagnosis of Renal DiseaseTime on PD (mo)GenderAge(yr)BMI(wt/ht2)SGAPETKt/VnPNA(g/kg per d)Protein(g/kg per d)Energy(kcal/kg per d)
1Unknown kidney disease28M6932.8BH1.910.890.5911.1
2Chronic pyelonephritis20F4322.0BHA2.730.970.7516.7
3IgA nephropathy15M3321.4BH1.860.690.9032.1
4Unknown kidney disease9M5924.5AHA2.641.371.1419.4
5Hypertensive nephropathy72F6228.6AHA2.020.760.6816.0
6Membranous glomerulopathy5M5625.8ALA3.100.890.7317.8
7Hypertensive nephropathy4M7023.7BHA2.000.790.9323.4
8Chronic pyelonephritis15F5223.7AHA2.681.271.3826.4
9Nephrolithiasis9M3532.6AH2.461.151.0126.6
10Hypertensive nephropathy6M6325.5AHA2.651.010.9826.5
11Hypertensive nephropathy4F5328.6AHA2.610.731.2725.8
12Diabetic nephropathy4M6227.7AHA2.210.560.9019.8
Mean15.954.826.42.410.920.9422.8
SD19.212.23.80.400.240.246.0
  • a A, good nutritional status; B, moderate malnutrition; BMI, body mass index; H, high; HA, high average; LA, low average; nPNA, normalized protein equivalent of nitrogen appearance (PD Adequest 2.0 software; Baxter); PET, peritoneal equilibrium test; SGA, subjective global assessment.