Skip to main content

Table 1 Characteristics of patients

From: Causative organisms and outcomes of peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis in Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Malaysia: a 3-year analysis

  Total
Patients (n) 82
Sex (male/female) (%) 41 (50.0):41 (50.0)
Age (years) 45.4 (±15.8)
Body mass index (kg/cm2) 22.1 (±3.8)
Ethnicity (%)
 Malay 32 (39.0)
 Chinese 15 (18.3)
 Iban 20 (24.4)
 Bidayuh 13 (15.9)
 Others 2 (2.4)
Living area (%)
 Urban 40 (48.4)
 Suburban 42 (51.6)
Education level (%)
 Illiterate 12 (14.6)
 Primary 31 (37.8)
 Secondary 32 (39.0)
 Tertiary 7 (8.6)
Underlying disease (%)
 Hypertension 34 (41.5)
 Diabetes mellitus 15 (18.3)
 Obstructive nephropathy 8 (9.8)
 Systemic lupus erythematosus 2 (2.4)
 Glomerulonephritis 8 (9.8)
 Unknown 15 (18.3)
Exit-site cream (mupirocin/gentamicin) (%) 28 (34.1):54 (65.9)