Table 1.

Characteristics of patients initiating dialysis by cause of kidney failure from 2005 to 2014 included in the US Renal Data System

CharacteristicsAll, n=1,045,540AKI, n=32,598 (3%)Diabetes Mellitus, n=480,444 (46%)Others, n=532,498 (51%)
Demographics
 Age, yr63 (15)66 (14)63 (13)63 (17)
  18–30320.94
  30–405446
  40–501181011
  50–6020172317
  60–7025253021
  70–8023272323
  80+15191019
 Sex
  Women43424542
 Race/ethnicity
  Asian4254
  Black28152630
  Hispanic1471910
  Native American0.90.51.50.5
  White54764956
 Body mass index (99% nonmissing), kg/m229 (8)29 (8)31 (8)28 (8)
  <18.53425
  18.5–2530312336
  25–3028272828
  >3038374730
  Missing110.90.9
 Neighborhood poverty, %
  <13.859685661
  13.8 to <2018161918
  20 to <402014219
  ≥402122
  Missing1121
 Region
  Midwest23312123
  Northeast19221819
  South39313939
  West20162219
  Unknown0000
Comorbidities
 Congestive heart failure32353727
 Atherosclerotic heart disease + other33433629
 Hypertension86738885
 Diabetes mellitus55409124
 Cancer814510
 Amputations3361
 Peripheral vascular disease13151710
 Cerebrovascular accident/transient ischemic attack910118
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease91599
 Poor functional status14261612
Laboratory values
 Albumin (74% nonmissing), g/dl3.1 (0.7)2.8 (0.8)3.1 (0.7)3.2 (0.8)
  <3.548605245
  ≥3.526142330
  Missing26262626
 Hemoglobin (90% nonmissing), g/dl9.8 (1.7)9.9 (1.8)9.8 (1.6)9.8 (1.8)
  <1169697168
  11–1213121213
  >128979
  Missing10111011
Care
 History of nursing home71776
 Nephrology care, mo
  None29622531
  <1233183631
  >122672725
  Unknown13131313
 Dialysis access/modality
  Arteriovenous fistula/arteriovenous graft1721817
  Catheter76977575
  Peritoneal dialysis7178
Mortality
 Cause of mortality (anytime)
  Cardiovascular39284235
  Infection910109
  Malignancy4525
  Withdrawal of dialysis12111112
  Unknown/other37473539
 Time
  90 d81579
  12 mo22352023
  Anytime during follow-up61666358
Kidney recovery
 Recovered function63547
Transplant
 Kidney transplant92711
  • Data are represented as mean (SD) or proportion where appropriate.