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Table 1 Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Study Participants

From: A question prompt sheet for adult patients with chronic kidney disease

Characteristic Phase 1 N (%) Phase 2 N (%) Total N (%)
Number Participants 32 (37.6) 53 (62.4) 85 (100)
Mean age in years 63 ± 9.55 69 ± 6.9 67 ± 8.8
Gender
 Male 30 (93.7) 52 (98.1) 82 (96.5)
 Female 2 (6.3) 1 (1.9) 3 (3.5)
Race/Ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic White 16 (50.0) 44 (83.0) 60 (70.6)
 African American 12 (37.5) 6 (11.3) 18 (21.2)
 Hispanic-White 4 (12.5) 3 (5.7) 7 (8.2)
Marital Status
 Married 15 (46.9) 29 (54.7) 44 (51.8)
 Not Married 17 (53.1) 24 (45.3) 41 (48.2)
Employment    
 Employed 3 (9.4) 2 (3.8) 5 (5.9)
 Unemployed 29 (90.6) 51 (96.2) 80 (94.1)
Annual Incomea
  < 30,000 17 (53.1) 15 (28.3) 32 (37.6)
  ≥ 30,000 12 (37.5) 37 (69.8) 49 (57.6)
Highest Level of Education
 Less than High School 1 (3.1) 2 (3.8) 3 (3.5)
 High School/GED 7 (21.9) 18 (34.0) 25 (29.4)
 Some College 17 (53.1) 20 (37.7) 37 (43.5)
 College Graduate 7 (21.9) 13 (24.5) 20 (23.5)
CKD Severity
 CKD-3 11 (34.4) 25 (47.2) 36 (42.4)
 CKD-4 8 (25.0) 13 (24.5) 21 (24.7)
 CKD-5 5 (15.6) 3 (5.7) 8 (9.4)
 ESKD on dialysis 4 (12.5) 3 (5.7) 7 (8.2)
 Kidney transplant recipient 4 (12.5) 9 (17.0) 13 (24.5)
Overall Health Status
 Excellent 0 (0) 4 (7.5) 4 (4.7)
 Very Good 4 (12.5) 8 (15.1) 12 (14.1)
 Good 15 (46.8) 26 (49.1) 41 (48.2)
 Fair 6 (18.8) 11 (20.8) 17 (20.0)
 Poor 7 (21.9) 4 (7.5) 11 (12.9)
  1. aPercent does not add up to 100 because four participants (Phase 1 = 3; Phase 2 = 1) did not answer