Table 4

Comparison of patients on the at-risk register who died during follow-up to those who did not

Patients on the list who died (n=28)Patients on the list who are alive (n=30)Statisticp Value
Age (median)71 years73 yearsz=−0.1410.89
Sex, n (%)χ2=0.33510.56
 M16 (59.3)20 (66.7)
 F11 (40.7)10 (33.3)
Ethnicity, n (%)χ2=17.2575<0.0001
 Caucasian25 (92.6)12 (40)
 Non-Caucasian2 (7.4)18 (60)
Dialysis, n (%)χ2=2.16470.339
 HD17 (63.)23 (79.3)
 PD3 (11.1)1 (3.5)
 Predialysis7 (25.9)5 (17.2)
Dialysis vintage, median2 years1.5 yearsz=0.1230.7122
Diabetes, %34.625χ2=0.35130.553
Charlson comorbidity index, median45z=0.64850.735