Table 1.

Characteristics of enrolled patients and family members and friends

CharacteristicsPatients (n=27)Family Members and Friends (n=17)
Age, yr
 Mean±SD63.2±9.860±13.6
 Range42–8140–83
Men, %9623
Race/ethnicity, %
 White5653
 Black3335
 Other1112
Dialysis status, n (%)NA
 Not on dialysis12 (44)
 Hemodialysis10 (37)
 Peritoneal dialysis5 (19)
Relationship type, n (%)NA
 Spouse4 (23)
 Other relative11 (65)
 Friend2 (12)
  • NA, not applicable.