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Table 2 Distribution of psychosocial factors among participants in Jackson Heart Study at baseline overall; stratified by use of routine medical care

From: Low use of routine medical care among African Americans with high CKD risk: the Jackson Heart Study

Psychosocial factors All participants
N = 3191
Age < 55 years
N = 1167 (36.6%)
Age ≥ 55 years
N = 2024 (63.4%)
Overall RMC use
N = 2491 (78.1%)
Low RMC use
N = 700 (21.9%)
P Value RMC use
N = 827 (33.2%)
Low RMC use
N = 340 (48.6%)
P Value RMC use
N = 1664 (66.8%)
Low RMC use
N = 360 (51.4%)
P Value
Trust in carea     < 0.01    0    0.03
 Low 111 (3.72) 70 (2.93) 41 (6.95)   28 (3.56) 25 (9.12)   42 (2.62) 16 (5.06)  
 High 2870 (96.28) 2321 (97.07) 549 (93.05)   758 (96.44) 249 (90.88)   1563 (97.38) 300 (94.94)  
Stress tertile     < 0.01    0.44    0.31
 Lowest 859 (26.92) 695 (27.9) 164 (23.43)   107 (12.94) 45 (13.24)   588 (35.34) 119 (33.06)  
 Middle 1102 (34.53) 876 (35.17) 226 (32.29)   287 (34.7) 105 (30.88)   589 (35.4) 121 (33.61)  
 Highest 1230 (38.55) 920 (36.93) 310 (44.29)   433 (52.36) 190 (55.88)   487 (29.27) 120 (33.33)  
Anger tertile     0.11    0.19    0.17
 Lowest 626 (19.62) 505 (20.27) 121 (17.29)   135 (16.32) 46 (13.53)   370 (22.24) 75 (20.83)  
 Middle 615 (19.27) 485 (19.47) 130 (18.57)   181 (21.89) 76 (22.35)   304 (18.27) 54 (15)  
 Highest 768 (24.07) 604 (24.25) 164 (23.43)   258 (31.2) 94 (27.65)   346 (20.79) 70 (19.44)  
Discrimination tertiles
 Daily     < 0.01    0.42    0.06
  Lowest 988 (30.96) 793 (31.83) 195 (27.86)   166 (20.07) 63 (18.53)   627 (37.68) 132 (36.67)  
  Middle 1080 (33.85) 864 (34.68) 216 (30.86)   285 (34.46) 108 (31.76)   579 (34.8) 108 (30)  
  Highest 1123 (35.19) 834 (33.48) 289 (41.29)   376 (45.47) 169 (49.71)   458 (27.52) 120 (33.33)  
 Lifetime     0.32    0.57    0.13
  Lowest 894 (28.02) 704 (28.26) 190 (27.14)   164 (19.83) 66 (19.41)   540 (32.45) 124 (34.44)  
  Middle 1104 (34.6) 845 (33.92) 259 (37)   273 (33.01) 123 (36.18)   572 (34.38) 136 (37.78)  
  Highest 1193 (37.39) 942 (37.82) 251 (35.86)   390 (47.16) 151 (44.41)   552 (33.17) 100 (27.78)  
 Burden of lifetime     0.09    0.49    0.04
  Lowest 963 (30.18) 731 (29.35) 232 (33.14)   223 (26.96) 97 (28.53)   508 (30.53) 135 (37.5)  
  Middle 1093 (34.25) 853 (34.24) 240 (34.29)   301 (36.4) 131 (38.53)   552 (33.17) 109 (30.28)  
  Highest 1135 (35.57) 907 (36.41) 228 (32.57)   303 (36.64) 112 (32.94)   604 (36.3) 116 (32.22)  
  1. RMC routine medical care
  2. aAmong participants reporting a usual source of care and non-missing response to question regarding trust (n = 2981)