Table 1.

Comparison of baseline demographics of patients with an initial AVF surgery, AVG surgery, or no access surgery

ParameterAVFAVGCVCP Value
No of patients29511371
Age in yr, mean±SD52±1454±1456±160.05
Age ≥65 yr, n (%)53 (18)27 (24)20 (28)0.11
Men, n (%)178 (60)43 (38)31 (44)<0.001
Black, n (%)260 (88)98 (87)61 (86)0.85
Diabetes, n (%)145 (49)67 (59)36 (51)0.18
Hypertension, n (%)281 (95)108 (96)70 (98)0.44
Coronary artery disease, n (%)66 (22)26 (23)23 (32)0.20
Heart failure, n (%)81 (27)32 (28)23 (32)0.26
Cerebrovascular disease, n (%)40 (14)17 (15)7 (10)0.71
Peripheral vascular disease, n (%)31 (10)16 (14)8 (11)0.58