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Table 4 Unperceived needs assessment for the 2016 CSN AGM—achievement rates for various guidelines targets

From: Needs assessment: towards a more responsive Canadian Society of Nephrology Annual General Meeting (CSN AGM) program

Parameter Centers submitting data Centers with an acceptable guideline target achievement rate Percentage of centers with an acceptable guideline target achievement rate
1. HD access
 AVF rate 76 23 30.2
 Catheter rate 76 6 7.9
Total access rate 152 29 19.1
2. Access monitoring
 AVF—Qa 76 46 60.5
 AVF—Recirc 76 24 31.6
 AVF—NM 76 49 64.5
 AVG—Qa 57 40 70.2
 AVG—Recirc 57 19 33.3
 AVG—NM 57 46 80.1
Total monitoring 399 224 56.1
3. Adequacy
 HD 75 36 48.0
 PD 38 36 94.7
Total adequacy 113 72 63.7
4. Anemia
 [Hgb]—HD 76 56 73.7
 Tsat—HD 76 70 92.1
 [ferritin]—HD 74 55 74.3
 [Hgb]—PD 51 22 43.1
 Tsat—PD 50 48 96.0
 [ferritin]—PD 50 46 92.0
Total anemia 377 297 78.8
5. MM
 [Ca]—HD 76 69 90.8
 [PO4]—HD 76 19 25.0
 [PTH]—HD 76 0 0.0
 0 in target—HD 76 55 72.4
 [Ca]—PD 51 41 80.4
 [PO4]—PD 51 29 56.9
 [PTH]—PD 50 1 2.0
 0 in target—PD 50 39 78.0
Total MM 506 253 50.0
6. DM
 HgbA1c—HD 75 66 88.0
 HgbA1c—PD 51 31 60.8
Total DM 126 97 77.0
  1. Abbreviations: HD hemodialysis, PD peritoneal dialysis, AVF arteriovenous fistula, AVG arteriovenous graft, Qa access flow technique, Recirc recirculation measurement, NM not monitored, [Hgb] predialysis hemoglobin concentration, Tsat transferrin saturation, MM mineral metabolism, [Ca] predialyis corrected calcium concentration, [PO4] predialysis phosphate concentration, [PTH] parathormone concentration, 0 in target number of centers with zero mineral metabolism parameters within the target range, DM diabetes mellitus