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Research Article

Association between the Achievement of Target Range CKD-MBD Markers and Mortality in Prevalent Hemodialysis Patients in Taiwan by Using the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes Clinical Guidelines

Table 1

Summary of demographics.


Duration of follow-up (year)
Age (year)
 Male535 (47.51%)
 Female591 (52.49%)
Hemodialysis vintage (year)
Etiology of renal failure
 Glomerulonephritis174 (15.45%)
 Diabetes mellitus343 (30.46%)
 Others609 (54.09%)
EPO use
 Yes802 (90.62%)
 No 83 (9.38%)
Vitamin D analogs use
 Yes237 (21.68%)
 No856 (78.32%)
Antihypertensive agent use
 Yes382 (34.98%)
 No710 (65.02%)
Iron use
 Yes103 (9.43%)
 No989 (90.57%)
 Yes188 (17.12%)
 No910 (82.88%)
All-cause mortality
 Yes240 (21.31%)
  Cardiopulmonary system72 (6.39%)
  Central nervous system22 (1.95%)
  Infection52 (4.62%)
  Gastrointestinal hepatobiliary system28 (2.49%)
  Malignant tumor26 (2.31%)
  Other40 (3.55%)
 No886 (78.69%)
Cardiovascular mortality
 Yes48 (4.26%)
 No1078 (95.74%)

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