Table 1.

Demographic profile of hospital- and home-treated patientsa

ParameterIHDHNHDP
n1924
Gender (% male)68750.63
% with diabetes1180.81
% with coronary artery disease11210.35
% with peripheral vascular disease5130.42
% with congestive heart failure5210.14
% with postsecondary education69600.71
% married5494<0.01
Age (yr; mean [SD])50.1 ± 9.347.2 ± 7.70.26
Duration of ESRD (yr; mean [SD])7.1 ± 6.09.4 ± 7.10.27
  • a HNHD, home nocturnal hemodialysis; IHD, in-center conventional hemodialysis.