Table 2.

Baseline characteristics of dialysis facilities and all adult patients participating in a pragmatic randomized, controlled trial of patient navigators

CharacteristicIntervention GroupControl Group
Facilities, n2020
Patients on December 31, 2013, na1014885
Patients per facility, mean (SD)51 (32)44 (20)
Age, yr, mean (SD)62 (3)63 (4)
Women, n (%)443 (44)375 (42)
Race, n (%)
 White622 (61)579 (65)
 Black369 (36)297 (34)
 Other23 (2)9 (1)
Hispanic (%)25 (2)17 (2)
Cause of ESKD (%)
 Diabetes444 (44)400 (45)
 Hypertension279 (28)247 (28)
 GN126 (12)97 (11)
 Other165 (16)141 (16)
Duration of ESKD, yr (%)
 <2.0307 (30)330 (37)
 2.0–2.9138 (14)133 (15)
 3.0–5.9268 (26)220 (25)
 ≥6.0301 (30)202 (23)
Standardized transplantation ratio for 2011–2013, median (interquartile range)1.09 (0.66–2.51)1.00 (0.44–1.39)
  • a All adult patients, including those age 70 years old and older.