Table 1

Demographic characteristics and comorbid disorder comparisons between the ESRD and control groups

ESRD
(n=92 967)
Controls
(n=92 967)
p Value
n (%)n (%)
Age on the index date
(years; mean±SD)
62.23±14.6462.23±16.641.0000
Age on the index date
 <50 years18 015 (19.38)18 015 (19.38)1.0000
 50–64 years29 723 (31.97)29 723 (31.97)
 ≥65 years45 229 (48.65)45 229 (48.65)
Sex
 Male46 039 (49.52)46 039 (49.52)1.0000
 Female46 928 (50.48)46 928 (50.48)
Baseline comorbidity
 DM48 928 (52.63)10 177 (11.03)<0.001
 HIV disease19 (0.02)12 (0.01)0.2086
Follow-up (years)
(mean±SD)
4.70±3.266.49±2.96<0.001
  • Demographic characteristics and comorbid disorders were compared between the ESRD and control groups using Pearson’s Χ2 tests.

  • DM, diabetes mellitus; ESRD, end-stage renal disease.