Table 1.

Characteristics of the cohort at each hemodialysis treatment

CharacteristicPatient Received the Hemodialysis TreatmentPatient Missed the Hemodialysis Treatment
Treatments (n)43,750,720811,704
Demographics
 Age (yr)62.656.4
 Sex (% men)53.954.8
 Race (% Caucasian)35.227.1
 Time on dialysis (yr)3.63.2
Dialysis
 Vascular access (% catheter)26.630.3
 Weight (kg)81.681.3
 Intradialytic weight gain (kg)3.12.8
 BP (mmHg)151/77155/83
 Treatment time (h)3.73.7
Laboratory
 Albumin (g/dl)3.83.8
 Hemoglobin (g/dl)11.911.7
 Potassium (mEq/L)4.84.8
 Urea (mg/dl)5555
 Phosphorus (mg/dl)5.45.8
Comorbidities (%)
 Diabetes64.860.7
 Coronary artery disease or myocardial infarction34.028.3
 Congestive heart failure43.942.7
 Stroke14.413.2
 Cancer8.26.5
 Depression3.74.3