Table 3. Outcome events stratified according to PD treatment numbera

PD EpisodenPerson-yrNo. of Technique FailuresTechnique Failure Rate (no./100 person-yr)No. of DeathsDeath Rate (no./100 person-yr)
a Technique failure excludes deaths, but includes all discontinuations of PD for ≥30 d other than for transplantation. Values in parentheses are 95% confidence intervals.
Initial967915,945345221.6 (20.9 to 22.3)292418.3 (17.7 to 19.0)
Subsequent1713202878538.7 (36.1 to 41.5)50524.8 (22.8 to 27.1)