Table 1.

Demography characteristics and baseline parameters in randomized patients

All (n=906)Hemodialysis (n=450)OL-HDF (n=456)
Age (yr)65.4±14.466.3±14.364.5±14.4
Male sex606 (66.9)289 (64.2)317 (69.5)
Diabetes226 (24.9)122 (27.1)104 (22.8)
Charlson comorbidity index7.0 (5.0–8.0)7.0 (5.0–8.0)6.0 (5.0–8.0)
Time on dialysis (mo)28.0 (12.0–59.0)27.0 (12.0–58.0)28.5 (12.0–60.0)
Vascular access
 Fistula779 (86.0)372 (82.7)407 (89.3)
 Graft34 (3.8)19 (4.2)15 (3.3)
 Catheter93 (10.3)59 (13.1)34 (7.5)
  • Data are presented as mean ± SD, n (%), or median (IQR).