Table 1.

Characteristics of black American participants in focus groups that assessed barriers and facilitators of community screening for kidney disease

DemographicsN
Age, yr, mean (SD)56 (13)
Age groups, yr
 20–403 (9%)
 41–6015 (47%)
 >6012 (38%)
Women24 (75%)
Income groups
 <$20,0003 (9%)
 Between $20,000 and $50,0008 (25%)
 >$50,000 to <$100,00010 (31%)
 >100,0008 (25%)
Health insurance, yes28 (88%)
Education groups
 Some high school or less0 (0%)
 High school diploma/GED6 (19%)
 Some college8 (25%)
 College degree18 (56%)
Self-report CKD1 (3%)
Self-report diabetes8 (25%)
Self-report hypertension22 (69%)
Family history of kidney disease9 (28%)
Family member(s) receiving dialysis5 (16%)
Family members with a kidney transplant1 (3%)
Family with diabetes14 (44%)
Family with hypertension17 (53%)
  • GED, General Equivalency Diploma.