Table 1.

Demographic and clinical characteristics of study patients

No. of patients162
Black (%)48
White (%)51
Asian (%)1
Male (%)62
Mean age (yr)61.9
Diabetic (%)48
Previous renal transplant (%)9.9
Mean duration of dialysis (yr)4 ± 4.1
Marital status (% married)59
Education (% high school or less)56
Residence (% living independently)91