Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of UK children with advanced CKD, stratified by KRT status (n=1260)

VariableCKD (not KRT) cohort
0–<16 years (N=199)
n (%)
KRT cohort
0–<16 years (N=832)
n (%)
Male sex12864.351862.3
Age band (years)
0–55728.614317.2
6–106030.227633.2
11–158241.241349.6
Ethnicity
White11457.357068.5
Asian4723.614917.9
Black94.5414.9
Other178.5536.4
Missing126.0192.3
Area-level deprivation quintile (using country-adjusted indices of multiple deprivation)
1—least deprived2512.611613.9
23015.114317.2
33417.115518.6
44623.118322.0
5—most deprived6130.722627.2
Missing31.591.1
CKD stage or KRT modality
Stage 412160.8
Stage 57839.2
Haemodialysis8710.5
Peritoneal dialysis9010.8
Kidney transplantation65578.7
Primary kidney disease category
Familial/hereditary nephropathies2713.610512.6
Glomerular disease136.515518.6
Hypertension/renal vascular disease21.000.0
Miscellaneous renal disorders136.5789.4
Systemic diseases affecting the kidney115.5384.6
Tubulointerstitial disease12964.842551.1
Of which congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT)129100.041597.6
Non congenital anomalies00.0102.4
Missing42.2313.7
  • CKD, chronic kidney disease; KRT, kidney replacement therapy.