Table 1.

Demographic characteristics for 92 enrolled patients

CharacteristicData
Age (yr)61.7±11.9
Dialysis vintage (yr)5.2±3.3
Race/ethnicity
 black68 (73.9)
 white23 (25.0)
 other1 (1.1)
Sex
 male52 (56.5)
 female40 (43.5)
Cause of ESRD
 diabetes33 (35.9)
 hypertension23 (25.0)
 glomerular disease28 (30.4)
 other8 (8.7)
  • Values expressed with a plus/minus sign are the mean ± SD. All other values are the number (percentage) of patients.