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Table 14 Patient’s ESI rate

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

ESI 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 (%) 3465 (80.8) 495 (11.5) 159 (3.7) 58 (1.4) 40 (0.9) 72 (1.7) 4289 (100.0) 2899 7188 0.40
  1. These data were obtained from the PD-only patients in the patient survey
  2. The patient’s ESI rate per patient-year = (ESI episodes in 2014 in all subjects ÷ Total months on PD in 2014 in all subjects) × 12