Table 1.

Baseline clinical characteristics

Characteristicn%
Gender
    male1625.8
    female4674.2
Ethnicity
    white5792
    black11.6
    Hispanic23.2
    other23.2
Associated conditions
    history of heart failure1524.2
    chronic liver disease46.5
    chronic renal insufficiency34.8
    acute renal failure1016.1
    hypothyroidism1117.7
    recent surgery (within past 7 d)58.1
    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease812.9
    clinical impression of SIADH3962.9
    psychiatric disorders2032.3
    polydipsia812.9
    coronary artery disease1219.3
    diabetes1321.0
    hypertension4471.0
    alcoholism69.7
    malignancy1219.3
    history of seizures1219.3
Medications
    thiazide diuretics1829.0
    loop diuretics1016.1
    Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors1524.2