Table 1.

Incidence rates of EPS related to total duration of PD exposure (not necessarily continuous)

PD Exposure (years)PD Patients at Risk (n)EPS Cases (n)Incidence (%)95% Confidence Intervals (%)
<148000
1–232620.60.2–2.1
>2–320242.00.8–5.0
>3–411443.51.4–8.7
>4–56258.13.6–17.6
>5–63438.83.2–23.1
>62015.01.2–23.8
Total123819
  • EPS, encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis; PD, peritoneal dialysis.