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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of patient participants (pre- and post-implementation surveys and post-implementation interviews)

From: Patient and provider experience and perspectives of a risk-based approach to multidisciplinary chronic kidney disease care: a mixed methods study

Characteristic Pre-implementation Post-implementation
Survey
n (%)
Survey
n (%)
P Interviews
n (%)
Overall participation n = 176 n = 237   n = 10
Participant Type
 Patient 176 (100) 237 (100) n/a 9 (90)
 Family Member 0 (0) 0 (0)   1 (10)
Gender
 Male 106 (60) 136 (57) 0.49 5 (50)
 Female 67 (38) 99 (41) 5 (50)
 Other 3 (2) 2 (1)  
Age
  < 50 18 (10) 41 (17) 0.03 0 (0)
 50–64 50 (28) 44 (19) 1 (10)
 65 to 74 39 (22) 63 (27) 3 (30)
  ≥ 75 69 (39) 89 (38) 6 (60)
Years at CKD Clinica
  < 1 22 (13) 50 (21) 0.02 0 (0)
 1 to 5 99 (57) 136 (58) 1 (11)
  > 5 54 (31) 47 (20) 8 (89)
 Did not answer 1 (1) 4 (2) 0 (0)
Marital Status
 Single 16 (9) 29 (12) 0.40 0 (0)
 Married 116 (66) 135 (57) 7 (70)
 Widowed 23 (13) 32 (14) 2 (20)
 Divorced 11 (6) 25 (11) 1 (10)
 Separated 5 (3) 9 (4) 0 (0)
 Common Law 4 (2) 7 (3) 0 (0)
 Did not answer 1 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Employment Status
 Full-time 20 (11) 44 (19) 0.23 1 (10)
 Part-time 14 (8) 15 (6) 0 (0)
 Retired 112 (64) 145 (61) 8 (80)
 Not employed 19 (11) 21 (9) 1 (10)
 Other 9 (5) 12 (5) 0 (0)
 Did not answer 2 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Level of Education
  < grade 12 36 (21) 46 (19) 0.67 0 (0)
 High School Diploma 49 (28) 54 (23) 2 (20)
 Post-secondary 70 (40) 111 (47) 6 (60)
 Graduate School 19 (11) 24 (10) 2 (20)
 Did not answer 2 (1) 2 (1) 0 (0)
Self-reported health Statusa
 Poor 19 (11) 25 (11) 0.37 0 (0)
 Fair 61 (35) 80 (35) 3 (33)
 Good 76 (43) 87 (35) 2 (22)
 Very Good 17 (10) 35 (15) 4 (44)
 Excellent 2 (1) 5 (2) 0 (0)
 Did not answer 1 (1) 5 (2) 0 (0)
  1. aFamily member not included
  2. †Chi square test; Pre- and post-implementation comparison