Table 1.

Patient characteristics

DemographicsCurrent RRT
ICHD PatientsPD PatientsHHD PatientsTX PatientsAll (ESRD) Patients
Sample size (% of ESRD)369 (38)100 (10)53 (5)455 (47)977 (100)
Percent of dialysis70.7%19.2%10.2%
Age category
    <181 (0.3)1 (1.0)0 (0)7 (1.5)9 (0.9)
    18 to 3930 (8.1)18 (18.0)5 (9.4)64 (14.1)117 (12.0)
    40 to 65199 (53.9)56 (56.0)35 (66.0)314 (69.2)604 (61.9)
    66 and older137 (37.1)25 (25.0)13 (24.5)68 (15.0)243 (24.9)
    missing2 (0.5)0 (0)0 (0)2 (0.2)4 (0.3)
Gender (% male)57.34%56.0%47.2%43.2%50.1%
Ethnicity
    white273 (74.0)79 (79.0)43 (81.1)376 (82.6)771 (78.9)
    black52 (14.1)9 (9.0)4 (7.6)26 (5.7)91 (9.3)
    Hispanic22 (6.0)5 (5.0)2 (3.8)17 (3.7)46 (4.7)
    American Indian2 (0.5)1 (1.0)1 (1.9)3 (0.7)7 (0.7)
    Asian13 (3.5)2 (2.0)1 (1.9)22 (4.8)38 (3.9)
    other/unknown7 (1.9)4 (4.0)2 (3.8)11 (2.4)24 (2.5)
Education
    <high school20 (5.4)4 (4.0)1 (1.9)11 (2.4)36 (3.7)
    high school72 (19.5)18 (18.0)6 (11.3)62 (13.6)158 (16.2)
    some college123 (33.3)26 (26.0)13 (24.5)106 (23.3)268 (27.4)
    college degree84 (22.8)28 (28.0)18 (34.0)169 (37.1)299 (30.6)
    advanced degree65 (17.6)24 (24.0)13 (24.5)106 (23.3)208 (21.3)
    missing5 (1.4)0 (0.0)2 (3.8)1 (0.2)8 (0.8)
Employment
    employed full time52 (14.1)27 (27.0)8 (15.1)180 (39.6)267 (27.3)
    employed part time30 (8.1)9 (9.0)10 (18.9)45 (9.9)94 (9.6)
    unable to work92 (24.9)21 (21.0)14 (26.4)2 (0.4)129 (13.2)
    retired177 (48.0)36 (36.0)17 (32.1)128 (28.1)358 (36.6)
    other or missing18 (4.9)7 (7.0)4 (7.6)100 (22.0)129 (13.2)
Time on current therapy (years)
    <2179 (48.5)71 (71.0)24 (45.3)144 (31.6)418 (42.8)
    2 to 6138 (37.4)25 (25.0)24 (45.3)160 (35.2)347 (35.5)
    7 to 1223 (6.2)1 (1.0)0 (0.0)81 (17.8)105 (10.7)
    >1216 (4.3)0 (0.0)3 (5.6)61 (13.4)80 (8.2)
    not known/missing13 (3.6)3 (3.0)2 (3.8)9 (2.0)27 (2.8)
  • Data presented as n (percent) unless otherwise indicated.