International Journal of Nephrology / 2020 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Adequacy of Hemodialysis and Its Associated Factors among Patients Undergoing Chronic Hemodialysis in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Table 2

Demographic and clinical factors associated with inadequate hemodialysis.

FactorsURR valueKt/V value
Inadequate (%)Adequate (%)Inadequate (%)Adequate (%)

Age (years)
 <4019 (70.4)8 (29.6)0.65715 (55.6)12 (44.4)0.435
 ≥4075 (64.7)41 (35.3)69 (59.5)47 (40.5)
Sex
 Male66 (70.2)28 (29.8)0.13961 (65.6)32 (34.4)0.048
 Female28 (57.1)21 (42.9)24 (48.0)26 (52.0)
Education level
 No formal education3 (60.0)2 (40.0)0.7413 (60.0)2 (40.0)0.957
 Primary21 (63.6)12 (36.4)20 (58.8)14 (41.2)
 Secondary39 (62.8)23 (37.2)35 (57.4)26 (42.6)
 College/University31 (72.1)12 (27.9)27 (62.8)16 (37.2)
Body mass index (kg/m2)
 Underweight (<18.5)10 (71.4)4 (28.6)0.93210 (66.7)5 (33.3)0.963
 Normal (18.5–24.9)54 (66.7)27 (33.3)48 (59.3)33 (40.7)
 Overweight (25–29.9)25 (62.5)15 (37.5)22 (56.4)17 (43.6)
 Obese (>30)5 (62.5)3 (37.5)5 (62.5)3 (37.5)
Underlying disease
 Hypertension alone54 (64.3)30 (35.7)0.38148 (57.1)36 (42.9)0.832
 Diabetes alone11 (57.9)8 (42.1)10 (55.6)8 (44.4)
 Hypertension and diabetes20 (66.7)10 (33.3)19 (63.3)11 (36.7)
 Others9 (90.0)1 (10.0)7 (70.0)3 (30.0)

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