Table 1.

Clinical characteristics of the 242 patients undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD), according to their total weekly Kt/V and residual GFR

ParameterGroup I (n = 94) Total Kt/V ≥1.7 and residual GFR >0.5 ml/min per 1.73 m2Group II (n = 58) Total Kt/V ≥1.7 but residual GFR <0.5 ml/min per 1.73 m2Group III (n = 90) Total Kt/V <1.7P
Data compared by use of a χ2 test, b one-way ANOVA, or c Kruskal-Wallis test.
dP = NS, e P < 0.001, f P = 0.05, and g P < 0.05, compared with group I by Bonferroni post hoc analysis.
hP < 0.05, i P = NS, j P = 0.0001, k P < 0.01, and l P = 0.05, group II versus group III, by Bonferroni post hoc test.
Male, n (%)46 (49)24 (41)d55 (61)d,h0.05a
Mean age (yr)56 (12)54 (12)d55 (12)d,i0.694b
CAPD (mo)18 (12, 27)48 (25, 74)e35 (17, 64)f,j<0.001c
n (%) with diabetes28 (30)11 (19)d35 (39)d,i0.036a
Body wt (kg)58 (10)55 (10)d60 (10)d,k0.008b
Body height (m)1.57 (0.07)1.56 (0.08)d1.60 (0.08)g,j<0.001b
Body mass index (kg/m2)23 (3)23 (4)d23 (3)d,i0.54b
Frame size15.8 (1.1)15.6 (1.2)d16.0 (1.0)d,l0.04b