Table 1.

Dialysis facility characteristics stratified by median facility Black and Hispanic composition

VariableBlack <25.6%Black ≥25.6%Hispanic <5.4%Hispanic ≥5.4%
No. of facilities3591362138103863
Facility characteristics
 No. of patients85.9 (51.6)98.2 (52.9)80.1 (44.8)103.9 (57.0)
 For profit (%)13.89.412.710.6
Facility patient characteristics
 Patient age, yr63.9 (3.7)61.4 (3.5)62.8 (3.7)62.6 (3.8)
 Duration of ESKD therapy, yr4.6 (1.0)5.2 (1.1)4.9 (1.1)5.0 (1.1)
 Comorbidities, n5.1 (0.7)5.0 (0.7)5.1 (0.7)5.0 (0.7)
 Serum phosphorus >7 mg/dl, %11.5 (4.4)12.0 (4.3)11.9 (4.5)11.6 (44.3)
 Fistula use, %64.2 (11.0)58.1 (11.0)59.9 (11.4)62.4 (11.3)
Facility zip-code characteristics
 Median household income, $58,410 (21,496)52,209 (21,949)51,240 (19,407)59,342 (23,516)
 College or higher education, %28.3 (14.0)29.0 (16.5)27.3 (14.1)29.9 (16.2)
 Unemployment, %6.4 (3.2)8.3 (4.1)7.6 (4.0)7.2 (3.4)
  • Mean (SD) provided for continuous variables and percentages for categorical variables.