Table 2.

Demographics

nPercentGeneral Disaster Preparedness
nPercentP
Gender
    male16753.76538.91.00
    female14446.35638.9
Age, years
    <5310433.43331.70.14
    53 to 6610935.14945.0
    >669831.53939.8
Language
    English29293.911740.10.14
    Spanish196.1421.1
Racial identity
    African American/black17657.06335.8
    white/Caucasian9530.74345.3
    Hispanic/Latino247.8625.0
    other144.5750.0
Education
    no high school309.8723.30.27
    some high school6119.92337.7
    high school/GED13443.75742.5
    college/technical degree8226.73340.2
Household income, $
    <$10,0004520.21737.80.19
    $10,000 to $19,9997332.72939.7
    $20,000 to $49,9997131.82433.8
    ≥$50,0003415.31955.9
Type of dialysis
    hemodialysis in clinic28491.310436.60.01
    peritoneal dialysis278.71763.0
S-TOFHLA
    inadequate7230.32534.70.52
    marginal4619.31746.0
    adequate12050.45139.5
  • GED, General Educational Development test; S-TOFHLA, Short Test of Functional Health Literacy in Adults.

  • a General preparedness defined as having food and water for 3 days for each person and at least 75% of the 15 items on the Homeland Security checklist.