Table 2.

Patient demographics during the run-in and intervention periods

CharacteristicAllClearGuard GroupTego+Curos GroupP Value
Run-in period (Aug 2015–Oct 2015)
 No. of facilities402020
 No. of CVC patients627304323
 Age, yr62.9±15.663.7±15.662.2±15.50.2
 Sex (% men)308 (49)145 (48)163 (50)0.5
 Race0.02
  White255 (41)133 (44)122 (38)
  Black256 (41)107 (35)149 (46)
  Hispanic73 (12)37 (12)36 (11)
  Other43 (7)27 (9)16 (5)
  Missing0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
 Diabetes376 (60)168 (55)208 (64)0.02
 Dialysis vintage, yr2.2±3.92.2±4.22.2±3.60.9
Intervention period (Nov 2015–Nov 2016)
 No. of facilities402020
 No. of CVC patients1671826845
 Age, yr62.8±14.963.7±14.462.0±15.30.02
 Sex (% men)856 (51)421 (51)435 (51)0.8
 Race<0.001
  White778 (47)414 (50)364 (43)
  Black621 (37)267 (32)354 (42)
  Hispanic171 (10)83 (10)88 (10)
  Other98 (6)60 (7)38 (5)
  Missing3 (0)2 (0)1 (0)
 Diabetes998 (60)477 (58)521 (62)0.1
 Dialysis vintage, yr1.7±3.21.6±3.31.8±3.20.2
  • Values for categoric variables are given as number (percentage); values for continuous variables, as mean±SD.