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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Risk factors for peritonitis in patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis who undergo colonoscopy: a retrospective multicentre study

Characteristics Peritonitis (n = 9) No peritonitis (n = 227) P
Male, n (%) 5 (55.6) 123 (54.2) 1.000
Age, years (± SD) 52.6 (± 11.1) 50.4 (± 16.7) 0.061
BMI, kg/m2 (± SD) 24.3 (± 2.2) 24.2 (± 3.3) 0.796
Etiology of ESRD    1.000
 Diabetes, n (%) 3 (33.3) 85 (37.4)  
 Non-diabetes, n (%) 6 (66.7) 142 (62.6)  
Duration of CAPD, months 33.9 ± 25.5 51.4 ± 53.7 0.207
Indication for colonoscopy
 Screening, n (%) 5 (55.6) 137 (60.4) 0.744
 Non-screening, n (%) 4 (44.4) 90 (39.6)  
  1. SD standard deviation, ESRD end stage renal disease, CAPD continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis