Table 1.

Patient characteristics

Characteristic%n
Total patients80,509
Mean age, yr (SD)76.7 (6.4)
Sex
 male53.543,042
 female46.537,467
Race
 white79.263,744
 black17.313,961
 Asian2.72154
 Native American0.8618
 other0.032
Underlying disease
 CKD1.2990
 diabetes39.631,893
 GN4.93900
 hypertension36.229,136
 other18.114,590
Year of incidence
 200515.112,169
 200630.024,182
 200727.922,470
 200827.021,688
Patients with evidence of any outpatient predialysis nephrologist care
 evidence66.653,596
 no evidence33.426,913
Median time from first consultation to ESRD among those with evidence of any outpatient predialysis nephrologist care, d (interquartile range)558 (224, 688)
Patients with evidence of any predialysis nephrologist care
 evidence88.971,595
 no evidence11.18914
Median time from first consultation to ESRD among those with evidence of any predialysis nephrologist care, d (interquartile range)386 (73, 671)