Table 1.

Patient characteristics of participants versus nonparticipants in the AKI rehabilitation program

CharacteristicsParticipants (n=52)Nonparticipants (n=400)P Value
AKI stage, n (%)<0.001a
 Stage 344 (85)131 (33)
 Stage 28 (15)269 (67)
Age63.4 (14.4)63.6 (17.1)0.94
Sex, n (%)0.72
 Female22 (42)184 (46)
 Male30 (58)216 (54)
Race, n (%)0.29
 Non-Hispanic White50 (96)384 (96)
 Hispanic2 (4)16 (4)
Length of stay (d)10.1 (7.4)12.9 (12.4)0.11
Baseline eGFR (ml/min per 1.73 m2)64.3 (34.8)64.3 (31.5)>0.99
Discharge disposition, n (%)0.001a
 Home40 (77)187 (47)
 Acute rehabilitation4 (8)32 (8)
 SNF8 (15)134 (34)
 LTACH/other047 (12)
Charlson Comorbidity Index5.7 (4.1)5.9 (3.8)0.65
Discharge eGFR (ml/min per 1.73 m2)32.2 (25.4)54.0 (34.7)<0.001a
Inpatient dialysis/CRRT, n (%)6 (12)36 (9)0.73
ICU stay during admission, n (%)17 (33)205 (51)0.02a
CHF in discharge diagnoses, n (%)10 (19)123 (31)0.12
  • All values indicate mean (SD) unless otherwise indicated. SNF, skilled nursing facility; LTACH, long-term acute care hospital; CRRT, continuous RRT; CHF, congestive heart failure.

  • a P<0.05.