Table 1.

Characteristics of patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease in the United States Renal Data System survey at the time of a first transplant or dialysis initiation from January 2000 through June 2018

CharacteristicAll, n=41,485White, n=32,065Black, n=5517Hispanic, n=3903
Age at kidney failure onset, yr (SD)56 (12)57 (12)55 (13)53 (12)
BMI, kg/m2 (SD)28.0 (6.8)28.1 (6.8)27.9 (7.2)27.7 (6.5)
Median household income for zip code area, ×$1000 (SD)54 (22)56 (22)46 (20)47 (21)
eGFR, ml/min per 1.73 m2 (SD)8.4 (3.9)8.8 (3.9)7.0 (3.4)7.6 (3.7)
Hemoglobin, g/dl10.5 (1.8)10.7 (1.8)9.7 (1.9)10.1 (1.8)
Albumin, mg/dl3.8 (0.6)3.8 (0.6)3.6 (0.6)3.8 (0.6)
Women, %46465046
Nephrology care before kidney failure, %90928481
EPO, %33333430
Private insurance, %68735452
Employment, %
 6 mo prior to kidney failure45473942
 At onset of kidney failure37392931
First kidney failure treatment, n (%)
 Preemptive transplant6586 (16)6009 (19)266 (5)311 (8)
 Hemodialysis27,787 (67)20,365 (63)4445 (80)2977 (76)
 Peritoneal dialysis7112 (17)5691 (18)806 (15)615 (16)
Comorbid conditions, %
 Diabetes991311
 Hypertension89899289
 Congestive heart failure88125
 Stroke4464
 Cancer4452
  • All variables are presented as mean (SD) unless otherwise stated. Missing data are <1% for all variables except hemoglobin (12%), albumin (23%), nephrology care (25%), and EPO (17%). BMI, body mass index; EPO, erythropoietin.