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Table 1 Comparison of patient background features between early rehospitalization group and control group

From: Early rehospitalization after initial chronic kidney disease educational hospitalization relates with a multidisciplinary medical team

Variable Early rehospitalization group
(n = 22)
Control group
(n = 115)
p value
Age (y) 73.5 ± 3.0 67.8 ± 1.3 0.0925
Sex (Male/Female) n, (%) 10 (45.5)/12 (54.5) 74 (64.4)/41 (35.7) 0.0955
Body weight (kg) 50.4 ± 11.0 58.3 ± 11.0 0.0262
BMI (kg/m2) 20.5 ± 3.7 23.1 ± 4.1 0.0914
CKD stage n, (%)  
 G2 1 (4.6) 2 (1.7)  
 G3a 4 (18.2) 22 (19.1)  
 G3b 2 (9.1) 26 (22.6) 0.3490
 G4 15 (68.2) 59 (51.3)  
 G5 0 (0) 6 (5.2)  
Educational hospitalization period (d) 23.2 ± 28.1 20.2 ± 15.8 0.4705
No. of oral drugs 7.8 ± 3.5 8.3 ± 3.7 0.5108
Smoking history n, (%) 7 (33.3) 61 (57.0) 0.0660
Complication n, (%)
Diabetes mellitus 8 (36.4) 58 (53.2) 0.1494
Hypertension 12 (54.5) 79 (72.5) 0.0957
Heart failure 6 (27.3) 22 (20.2) 0.4594
Cardiovascular disease 6 (27.3) 42 (38.5) 0.3174
Dyslipidemia 3 (13.6) 38 (34.9) 0.0502
  1. mean ± standard deviation