International Journal of Nephrology / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

The Factors Affecting Survival in Geriatric Hemodialysis Patients

Table 2

Univariate analysis of clinical and metabolic parameters (at the 3rd month after starting hemodialysis). Significance was set at P < 0.05.

VariablesSURVIVORS
N: 52
NON-
SURVIVORS N: 47
P

Age73±677.4±7.800,012

Gender, Women (%)39470,545

mLCI score2,5±2,23,7±2,30,009

ECOG-PS2.3±0.82.8±10,023

Temporary Vascular Access (%)87890,722

Ischemic / Atherosclerotic (Primary Kidney Diseases)8110,255

Interstitial Nephritis (Acute / Chronic) (Primary Kidney Diseases)430,476

Diabetic mellitus (Primary Kidney Diseases)16120,149

Unknown Etiology (Primary Kidney Diseases)10170,24

Other (Primary Kidney Diseases)880,65

Serum Creatinine (mg/dl)7±36.1±2.40,11

Serum Albumin (gr/dl)2.7±0.52.6±0.60,232

Venous Bicarbonate (mmol/L)16.6±617.3±5.20,72

Hemoglobin (g/dl)8.7±1.39.2±1.30,74

C-Reactive Protein (mg/dl)5.1±5.76±70,77

Ferritin (ng/ml)400±336836±18550,10

Proteinuria (g/day)3.2±32.6±2.50,36

Cardiac Ejection Fraction (%)51490,85