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Table 12 Patient’s peritonitis rate

From: Annual peritoneal dialysis report 2014, the peritoneal dialysis registry

Peritonitis episodes per patient-year 0 1.0–<2.0 2.0–<3.0 3.0–<4.0 4.0–<5.0 ≥5.0 Subtotal Unspecified/no information available Total Mean
Number of patients (%) 3758 (86.7) 400 (9.5) 82 (2.3) 25 (0.8) 13 (0.3) 23 (0.4) 4301 (100.0) 2887 7188 0.21
  1. These data were obtained from the PD-only patients in the patient survey
  2. Patient’s peritonitis rate per patient-year = (Peritonitis episodes in 2014 in all subjects ÷ Total months on PD in 2014 in all subjects) × 12