Table 1.

Patient demographics

PatientAge (yr)GenderRaceWeight (kg)Years on DialysisCause of ESRD
153MWhite1011.5Diabetes
270MWhite1101.0Diabetes
357MWhite90.54.5Unknown
454MBlack815.5Hypertension
561MBlack1141.0Diabetes
Mean ± SD59 ± 6.8999.3 ± 13.652.7 ± 2.14