Table 1.

Participant characteristics

Participant Characteristic (n=20)Value
Age, mean±SD (range), yr61±14 (30–78)
Women, n (%)10 (50)
Latino ethnicity, n (%)20 (100)
Interview conducted in Spanish, n (%)16 (80)
Mexico is country of origin, n (%)18 (90)
Immigrants to the United States, n (%)16 (80)
Length of time in the United States, mean±SD, yr16.8±7.7
Participants with an advance directive, n (%)6 (30)
Employed, n (%)2 (10)
Hemodialysis vintage, median (25−75%), mo32 (16.25–40)
Charlson Comorbidity Index, mean±SD7±2.3