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Table 3 Age and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) stage of patients referred to a nephrologist

From: Limited referral to nephrologists from a tertiary geriatric outpatient clinic despite a high prevalence of chronic kidney disease and anaemia

CKD stage (eGFR) Age = 65–75 years Age = 75–85 years Age > 85 years
1 (>90 mL/min/1.73 m2) 0% 0 % 0%
2 (60–90 mL/min/1.73 m2) 0% 0% 0%
3 (30–60 mL/min/1.73 m2) 0% 29.4% 23.5%
4 (15–30 mL/min/1.73 m2) 5.9% 17.6% 5.9%
5 (<15 mL/min/1.73 m2) 11.8% 5.9% 0%