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Table 2 Factors affecting survival time

From: Survival rates and causes of death in Vietnamese chronic hemodialysis patients

Factors Mean survival time (year) χ 2a p
Age group at the initiation of hemodialysis
 ≥60 3.64 11.496 0.0007
 <60 8.27   
End-stage renal disease caused by diabetes
 Yes 3.53 2.754 0.097
 No 4.62   
Sex
 Male 3.74 4.821 0.028
 Female 5.07   
Coexisting conditions
 Yes 3.37 13.896 0.0002
 No 6.01   
Vascular access
 Arteriovenous fistula 4.47 87.10 0.0032
 Arteriovenous graft, tunnel permanent catheter 2.82   
  1. aLog-rank test