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Table 5 Univariate comparison of factors between patients alive and dead

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

Factors Alive (n = 171) Dead (n = 178) p
Male, n (%) 98 (57.31) 127 (71.35) 0.004
End-stage renal disease caused by diabetes, n (%) 74 (43.27) 79 (44.38) 0.460
Age at the initiation of hemodialysis (\( \overline{X} \) ± SD) 61.74 ± 13.68 68.61 ± 10.12 <0.001
Age group at the initiation of hemodialysis
 <60 55 (32.16) 30 (23.62)  
 60–69 64 (37.43) 65 (36.52) 0.002
 70–79 39 (22.81) 58 (32.58)  
 ≥80 13 (7.6) 27 (15.16)  
Coexisting conditions, n (%) 62 (36.26) 118 (66.29) <0.001