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Table 1 Details of cohort studies included in this analysis

From: Impact of hypokalemia on peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients: a systematic review

Study and year (reference) Design Sample size Population Age (y.o) Men (%) DM (%) Follow-up period Peritonitis rate (patient-month per episode)
Ribeiro, 2015 [12] Prospective cohort 1817 National wide 62.7 37.0 45.2 Not described Not described
Fan, 2014 [16] Retrospective cohort 1117 Single center 48.3 58.7 22.6 26.1 months 60.0
Liawnoraset, 2011 [15] Retrospective cohort 318 Single center 49.9 50.9 34.9 3262.2 patient-months 25.5
Su, 2012 [13] Prospective cohort 158 Single center 62.46 51.3 29.7 22.09 months 75.87
Chuang, 2009 [14] Retrospective cohort 140 Single center 47.8 39.3 18.4 1961 patient-months 30.6