Comparison of exchange systems for reducing peritonitis in patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis*

ComparisonWeighted event ratesRRR (95% CI)NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article. Mean duration of follow up not provided.
Double bag or Y-set v standard33% v 60%44% (33 to 53)4 (3 to 6)
Double bag v Y-set30% v 49%40% (19 to 56)6 (4 to 12)