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
Multisystem Disorders524.312.2
Membranous Nephropathy242.024.3
Myeloma/Light Chain Deposition Disease221.8
Focal Segment Glomerulosclerosis151.2510.9315.8
Drug-induced Nephropathy171.4
Herediatry Nephropahy (inc. Alport's)121.024.315.3
Rapidly Progressive/Crescentic GN110.912.2
Membranoproliferative GN90.712.2
  • EPS, encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis; PD, peritoneal dialysis.