Table 1.

Relationship of comorbidities at start of dialysis to the subsequent occurrence of nontraumatic subdural hematoma

ComorbidityAssociated P
Congestive heart failure<0.001
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease<0.05
Diabetes<0.001
Hypertension<0.001
Ischemic heart disease<0.001
Myocardial infarction<0.05
Peripheral vascular disease<0.001
Cancer>0.1
Pericarditis>0.1
Inability to ambulate>0.1
Inability to transfer>0.1
AIDS>0.1
Dysrhythmia>0.1
Cerebral vascular accident>0.1