Table 1.

Demographic information

VariableMean ± SD or %
Age53.3 ± 15.0
Female gender52.9
Length of time on dialysis (mo)61.0 ± 62.6
Education (yr)12.7 ± 2.7
No. of hospitalizations in past year1.9 ± 2.6
Born in the United States50
Ethnicity (self-report)
    black/Afro-Caribbean88.6
    Hispanic2.9
    white1.4
    other7.0
History of mental health treatment12.9