Table 2.

Patient characteristics by CKD treatment group

CharacteristicStage 3–5, n=121Dialysis, n=253Transplant, n=111P Value
Sex<0.01
 Women47.948.234.2
 Men52.149.465.8
 Missing0.02.40.0
Age, yr<0.01
 18–4411.626.519.8
 45–6444.640.362.2
 65–7422.317.813.5
 ≥7521.512.64.5
 Missing0.02.80.0
 Mean (SD)61.7 (13.8)55.8 (16.8)53.6 (11.4)
Race/ethnicity<0.01
 White, non-Hispanic86.041.982.0
 Black, non-Hispanic6.645.411.7
 Hispanic2.43.62.7
 Other, non-Hispanic5.06.73.6
 Missing0.02.40.0
Education<0.01
 Less than high-school graduate5.016.65.4
 High-school graduate or general education diploma24.030.822.5
 Some college or technical school23.128.834.2
 College graduate45.419.437.8
 Missing2.54.40.0
  • All data are percentages except for Mean (SD) and P values.