Table 1.

Selected characteristics of study patients

CharacteristicEnrolled (Entering Washout)Part 1Part 2Part 3
Cohort ACohort B
Patients513439215142292
Age (yr; mean [range])54.9 (19.0 to 89.0)54.5 (19.0 to 89.0)56.7 (27.0 to 89.0)51.6 (19.0 to 87.0)55.4 (21.0 to 89.0)
Male gender (%)6361636363
Race/ethnicity (%)
    white3635373034
    black4849465450
    Hispanic1313141312
    other34343
Weight (kg; mean ± SD)84.9 ± 22.784.6 ± 23.083.6 ± 23.688.7 ± 22.285.0 ± 22.1
Dialysis vintage (yr; mean ± SD)3.9 ± 4.23.9 ± 4.03.8 ± 3.93.8 ± 4.53.8 ± 4.2
Diabetes, yes (%)5049535051
Previous phosphate binder (%)
    sevelamer43.5
    calcium acetate31.5
    calcium carbonate9.1
    other (mostly combination)16.0