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Table 6 Patient characteristics, case studies

From: Taking hospital treatments home: a mixed methods case study looking at the barriers and success factors for home dialysis treatment and the influence of a target on uptake rates

Patient characteristics Hospitals Total Percentage No. of eligible patients Eligible patients interviewed (%)
1 2 3 4
Treatment type
 PD 10 11 11 8 40 43 181 22
 Home haemodialysis 4 7 1 6 18 19 28 64
 In-centre haemodialysis 9 7 9 10 35 38 409 9
Sexa
 Male 14 18 12 11 55 59 359 15
 Female 9 7 9 13 38 41 230 17
Age group
 18–39 5 5 3 5 18 19 67 27
 40–64 13 8 8 9 38 41 223 17
 65+ 5 12 10 10 37 40 328 11
Ethnic groupa
 White 13 25 15 23 76 82 509 15
 Indian 6 0 2 1 9 10 52 17
 Pakistani 2 0 0 0 2 2 23 9
 African Caribbean 2 0 4 0 6 6 33 18
  1. aMissing data: sex not recorded for 29 eligible patients not included in the study; ethnic group not recorded for 10 eligible patients not included in the study