Table 1.

Patient characteristics at study starta

MeasureMean or Percent
a ESRD, end-stage renal disease.
Age at study start (yr)64.2
Diabetes as ESRD cause47.5%
Female49.0%
Asian2.7%
Black35.0%
Native American1.7%
White58.9%
Other Race1.7%
Incident in 199861.7%