Table 2.

Characteristics of Mauritian patients on long term HD (at 1st November 2020)

CharacteristicsValues
Diabetic, %55.5
Viral seropositivity rate, %Hepatitis B 0.2
Hepatitis C 2.2
HIV 0.5
On ESA, %79.6
Using hospital transport, %65.3
Gender, %Female 37.0
Female 37.0
Age distribution/yra% of male patients% of female patients
 < 200.90.9
 20 - 303.12.9
 31 - 406.37.6
 41 - 5014.417.6
 51 - 6034.725.6
 61 - 7028.332.3
 71 - 8011.411.4
 > 810.91.8
  • ESA, erythropoietin stimulating agent.

  • a Based on 77% returns.