Table 3.

Demographics of patients interviewed

IDAge (years)GenderIncomeMetropolitan or RuralYears Seeing NephrologistLevel of EducationMarital StatusTime on Dialysis (years)Type of Illness
153F2R265152a, 3
255M3M265132a, 3
351FXM21X2X2a
477M1RX21X1
551MXM0.24X01
655F1RX3201
738F2M92192a
825F2R134101
939M2R92101
10XM1M21112b
11XF1MX1101
  • X, unassigned. For level of education, 1 indicates primary school, 2 indicates school certificate (or equivalent), 3 indicates higher school certificate (or equivalent), 4 indicates college/TAFE, and 5 indicates university. For income, 1 indicates <$399/week, 2 indicates $400 to 699 per week, and 3 indicates >$700 per week. For marital status: 1 indicates married or long-term relationship and 2 indicates single, divorced, or separated. For type of illness, 1 indicates chronic kidney disease and/or hypertension, 2a indicates peritoneal dialysis, 2b indicates hemodialysis, and 3 indicates previous or current renal transplant recipient.