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Table 5 Outcome

From: Epidemiology and outcomes of children with renal failure in the pediatric ward of a tertiary hospital in Cameroon

Variables Total
N = 103
AKI
N = 87
CKD
N = 16
P
Median hospital stay (IQ) 6 (2–12) 6 (1–12) 6.5 (2.25–11.25) 0.76
Dialysis indication 54 (56.8) 40 (45.9) 14 (87.5) 0.01
Dialysis done 35 (64.8) 27 (67.5) 8 (57.1) 0.49
Reasons for non dialysis
 Lack of adapted equipment 11 (57.9) 8 (57.1) 3 (50) 1
 Lack of funds 2 (10.5) 1 (7.1) 1 (16.7) 0.52
 Uncontrolled immunodepression (HIV) 1 (5.3) 0 (0) 1(16.7) 0.30
 Early death 5 (26.3) 5 (35.7) 1 (16.7) 0.61
Renal recovery at 3 months(n = 25)
 Complete   22 (88)   
 Partial   1 (4)   
 No recovery   2 (8)   
Renal recovery unknown   62 (71.2)   
 Lost to follow   18 (20.6)   
 Death   44 (50.6)   
CKD outcome at 3 months
 On dialysis    2 (12.5)  
 Lost to follow up    6 (37.5)  
 Death    8 (50)  
Mortality 52 (50.5) 44 (50.6) 8 (50) 0.96
 Median delay (days) (IQ) 2 (1–6) 2 (1–6) 3 (2–5.5) 0.23