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Table 5 The patient characteristics’ (n = 270) analysis for health status

From: An integrated model using the Taguchi method and artificial neural network to improve artificial kidney solidification parameters

Characteristics Variables Sample size Percentage
Residence types Downtown 95 35.1
Rural area 150 55.6
Fishing village 25 9.3
Gender Male 127 46.9
Female 143 53.1
Age Less than 50 years old 48 17.9
51–64 years old 90 33.2
65–74 years old 56 20.6
75 years old and above 76 28.3
Primary disease Chronic glomerulonephritis 168 62.1
Diabetes 100 36.9
Others 2 1.0
Unstable blood pressure Yes 111 41.10
No 159 58.90
Blurred vision/blindness Yes 76 28.30
No 194 71.70
Physical disorder Yes 37 13.70
No 233 86.30
Unconsciousness Yes 5 1.90
No 265 98.10