Table 1.

Characteristics of the ESRD population by year of initiation of dialysisa

YearSample SizeMean Age (yr)% Male% DiabetesMean BMI
199554,15961.0524425.7
199674,08561.6534525.7
199778,65562.1534625.9
199883,07162.3534726.1
199987,15462.7534726.5
200089,84562.9534927.1
200192,06463.0545027.3
200256,15963.2545127.5
  • a BMI, body mass index.