Table 2.

Characteristics of adult incident dialysis and transplant patients

CharacteristicAdult Incident Dialysis PatientsAdult Transplant Patients
IncludedExcludedPIncludedExcludedP
n%n%n%n%
Total333,453180,85331,6638669
Age (yr)
    <65131,89939.6124,02768.627,64487.3823194.9
    65 to 74104,67331.432,57918.0378912.04124.8
    74 to 8580,77624.220,50611.32260.7250.3
    ≥8516,1054.837412.1<0.000140.010.0<0.0001
Race
    white217,24565.2113,74262.920,50664.8659276.0
    black98,26129.552,88829.2934729.5166919.3
    other17,9475.414,2237.9<0.000118105.74084.7<0.0001
Gendera
    male174,46052.399,95155.319,02660.1536361.9
    female158,98747.780,89344.7<0.000112,63639.9330638.10.0028
Modality
    HD305,32391.6159,97688.5
    PD27,1198.119,91111.0
    unknown10110.39660.5<0.0001
Cause
    diabetes151,48345.479,52944.0917029.0257829.7
    hypertension97,15629.142,42823.5703622.2137415.8
    GN26,1927.920,26911.2714122.6220025.4
    cystic54751.657843.221006.68539.8
    other53,14715.932,84318.2<0.0001621619.6166419.2<0.0001
  • a Gender is unknown for a small number of patients.