Table 1.

Baseline characteristics

Clinical CharacteristicResult
n82
Age (yr)53.3 ± 12.6
Men42 (51%)
Race
    white27 (33%)
    black52 (64%)
    other2 (2%)
Predialysis weight (kg)77.0 ± 23.8
Postdialysis weight (kg)75.6 ± 20.5
Years of ESRD5.7 ± 5.9
Etiology of ESRD
    diabetes mellitus21 (26%)
    hypertension18 (22%)
    others43 (52%)
Access type
    fistula22 (27%)
    graft30 (37%)
    catheter29 (36%)
Duration of dialysis (min)230 ± 35
Blood volume processed (L)92.8 ± 16.7
Urea reduction ratio (%)73.6 ± 9
  • Values are mean ± SD or number (percent of total).