Table 2.

Characteristics of health care provider prioritization survey participants

CharacteristicaPrioritization Survey Participants, n=39
Age, yr
 18–341 (3)
 35–5422 (56)
 55–7416 (41)
 75 or older0 (0)
Sex
 Men20 (51)
 Women19 (49)
Clinical role
 Nephrologist17 (44)
 Nurse19 (49)
 Dialysis technician1 (3)
 Other2 (5)
Length of time caring for patients on home dialysis, yr
 <52 (5)
 5 to <104 (11)
 10 to <2016 (42)
 >2015 (39)
No. of patients on home dialysis, currentb
 5 to <103 (18)
 10 to <153 (18)
 >1511 (64)
No. of patients on home dialysis, lifetimeb
 <200 (0)
 20 to <503 (18)
 >5014 (82)
United States geographic region
 West26 (66)
 Midwest4 (10)
 South7 (18)
 Northeast2 (5)
  • a Data are presented as n (%).

  • b Data were collected for nephrologists only.