Table 2.

Comparisons between the characteristics of patients with COVID-19 and the whole sample of patients on ICHD/PD across the three hospitals

VariableHemodialysis PopulationPeritoneal Dialysis Population
St. HelierKing’sSt. George’sPooledSARS-CoV-2 PositiveP ValueSt. HelierKing’sSt. George’sPooledSARS-CoV-2 PositiveP Value
Total (n)846597294173722498904022810
Sex
 Male62%59%59%1048 (60%)133 (59%)0.7555%60%60%132 (58%)8 (80%)0.20
 Female28%41%42%689 (40%)91 (41%)45%40%40%96 (42%)2 (20%)
Ethnicity
 White60%40%30%834 (48%)85 (38%)0.00176%38%48%127 (56%)5 (50%0.75
 Other35%60%66%903 (52%)139 (62%)21%62%43%101 (44%)5 (50%)
 Missing5%0.01%4%3%0%10%
Age (yr)
 Median68.763.466.666.5650.3867.156.862.562.269.50.14
 Q1–Q356.4–77.753.0–75.154.6–75.657–7757.7–76.545.5–72.450.9–73.859–75
Diabetes
 No1360 (78%)103 (46%)185 (81%)4 (40%)
 Yes12%36%22%377 (22%)120 (54%)<0.0015%29%30%43 (19%)6 (60%)0.004
  • The pooled proportions and numbers are weighted averages across the three hospitals. Values are given in percentages or n (%), unless otherwise specified. ICHD/PD, in-center hemodialysis/peritoneal dialysis; SARS-CoV-2, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2; Q1-3, quartile 1-3.