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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants by race/ethnicity

From: Asian Americans & chronic kidney disease in a nationally representative cohort

Characteristics Overall
(n = 5907)
Race (%) Weighted p-value
Asian
(n = 1443)
White
(n = 4464)
Age Group (years)     < 0.001
 18–64 79 86 79  
 65–74 12 10 12  
 75 and older 9 4 9  
Education Group     < 0.001
  ≤ High School/GED 30.8 26.6 31.1  
 Some College 33.7 23.4 34.5  
 College Graduate 35.5 49.9 34.4  
Sex     0.13
 Male 49 47 49  
 Female 51 53 51  
Body Mass Index (kg/m2)     < 0.001
 Normal 34 60 31  
 Overweight 33 28 34  
 Obese 33 12 35  
Have Hypertension     < 0.001
 Yes 34 22 34  
 No 66 78 66  
Have Diabetes     0.92
 Yes 11 11 11  
 No 89 89 89  
  1. Weighted column percentage. Analyses conducted using chi-square tests