Table 4

Comparisons of several patient conditions between the two groups
Patient condition Control Network p
Received information on dialysis (%) 84.2 100 0.99
Information delivered at a nephrology visit (%) 73.3 92.5 0.02
Attended education sessions (%) 1.7 57.5 < 0.001
Unplanned first dialysis session (%) 36.7 25.0 0.17
First dialysis modality:
-haemodialysis (%) 71.7 67.5 0.62
-peritoneal dialysis (%) 28.3 32.5
Use of sustainable dialysis access for first dialysis (AV fistula or catheter) (%) 69.2 82.5 0.1
If haemodialysis, type of first dialysis facility:
-hospital center (%) 80.2 70.4 0.33
-out-of-hospital unit (%) 12.8 14.8
-self-dialysis unit (%) 7.0 14.8
Type of dialysis facility at 12 months:
-center (in/out hospital) haemodialysis (%) 60.2 53.9 0.71
-self-care haemodialysis (%) 15.1 11.5
-peritoneal dialysis (%) 24.7 34.6
Pre-dialysis registration on transplant waiting list (%) 15.0 20.0 0.42
Registration on transplant waiting list within the first year on dialysis (%) 26.5 23.7 0.55

Rognant et al.

Rognant et al. BMC Nephrology 2013 14:41   doi:10.1186/1471-2369-14-41

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