Table 3.

Underlying cause of renal failure of the EPS cases and incident PD population 2000-2007 (GN = glomerulonephritis)

Cause of Renal FailurePD Cohort (N)PD Cohort (%)EPS Group A (N)EPS Group A (%)EPS Group B (N)EPS Group B (%)
CRF, uncertain etiology21918.0817.4421.1
Diabetes Type I (insulin dependent)18615.312.215.3
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease13110.7510.9315.8
Pyelonephritis with Urinary Tract Disease12810.5715.215.3
Renovascular Disease12610.312.2
Chronic GN (unspecified)675.548.7210.5
Diabetes Type II (non insulin dependent)665.412.215.3
IgA Nephropathy635.236.5210.5
Other564.648.715.3
Multisystem Disorders524.312.2
Membranous Nephropathy242.024.3
Myeloma/Light Chain Deposition Disease221.8
Focal Segment Glomerulosclerosis151.2510.9315.8
Drug-induced Nephropathy171.4
Amyloidosis151.2
Herediatry Nephropahy (inc. Alport's)121.024.315.3
Rapidly Progressive/Crescentic GN110.912.2
Membranoproliferative GN90.712.2
Total12191004610019100
  • EPS, encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis; PD, peritoneal dialysis.