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Table 3 Causes of end stage renal failure according to age

From: Causes of end stage renal failure among haemodialysis patients in Khartoum State/Sudan

Causes of end stage renal failure <40 years (n = 463) 40–60 years (n = 716) >60 years (n = 404) P value
Count % Count % Count %
Glomerulonephritis 136 29.4 100 14.0 42 10.4 0.000
Hypertensive nephropathy 116 25.1 276 38.5 155 38.4 0.000
Obstructive uropathy 42 9.1 77 10.8 33 8.2 0.333
Chronic pyelonephritis 39 8.4 20 2.8 14 3.5 0.000
Analgesic nephropathy 19 4.1 26 3.6 11 2.7 0.538
Diabetic nephropathy 10 2.2 99 13.8 94 23.3 0.000
Congenital and hereditary diseases 9 1.9 5 0.7 1 0.2 0.024
Polycystic kidney disease 8 1.7 50 7 16 4 0.0001
Sickle cell anaemia 6 1.3 0 0 1 0.2 0.004
Systemic lupus erythematosus 4 0.9 4 0.6 1 0.2 0.484
Unknown 74 16 59 8.2 36 8.9 0.0001
  1. Data are numbers (percent)