Table 5.

Unadjusted outcomes of incident hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients during 12 mo of therapy, starting from day 90 of ESRD

ParameterHemodialysisPeritoneal Dialysis
P1 (1996 to 1997)P2 (1998 to 1999)P3 (2000 to 2001)P4 (2002 to 2003)P1 (1996 to 1997)P2 (1998 to 1999)P3 (2000 to 2001)P4 (2002 to 2003)
No. of patients108,385130,078145,221159,00614,90213,46713,74213,476
Still undergoing HD/CPD79,268 (73.1%)94,576 (72.7%)104,982 (72.3%)116,633 (73.4%)9358 (62.8%)8558 (63.5%)8889 (64.7%)9055 (67.2%)
Transplant3058 (2.8%)3677 (2.8%)4084 (2.8%)3993 (2.5%)1082 (7.3%)1011 (7.5%)1037 (7.6%)970 (7.2%)
Transferred to CPD/HD1914 (1.8%)1896 (1.5%)2165 (1.5%)2193 (1.4%)1891 (12.7%)1664 (12.4%)1721 (12.5%)1559 (11.6%)
Died24,145 (22.3%)29,929 (23.0%)33,990 (23.5%)36,187 (22.8%)2571 (17.2%)2234 (16.6%)2095 (15.2%)1892 (14.0%)