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Table 4 Perceived ideal proportion of patients to receive each dialysis modality before and after education intervention

From: An education initiative modifies opinions of hemodialysis nurses towards home dialysis

Modality (actual percentage at this center) Perceived ideal distribution before intervention [median %, (Q1 to Q3)] Perceived ideal distribution after intervention [median %, (Q1 to Q3)] Difference in perceived ideal distribution (after versus before) [median %, (Q1 to Q3)] P
In-center HD: local (actual 54%) 26 (20 to 40) 25 (15 to 35) 0 (−7.5 to 0) 0.014
HHD (actual 5%) 20 (10 to 20) 20 (10 to 25) 0 (0 to 5) 0.029
Self-Care (actual 1%) 10 (5 to 12) 10 (5 to 15) 0 (−3 to 5) 0.123
PD (actual 13%) 20 (15 to 20) 20 (20 to 30) 0 (0 to 10) 0.0001
In-center HD: satellite (actual 27%) 20 (15 to 30) 20 (10 to 27) 0 (−10 to 0) <0.0001