Table 1.

Baseline characteristics of patients that completed the coronavirus disease 2019 survey

VariableTotal (n=49)
(n (%))
New Mexico (n=26)
(n (%))
Western Philadelphia (n=23)
(n (%))
P Value
Age (yr)a55.9 (10.7)52.9 (10.8)59.4 (9.6)0.03
Men26 (53.1%)14 (53.8%)12 (52.2%)1.00
Race/ethnicity
 White27 (55.1%)12 (46.2%)15 (65.2%)<0.01
 Black or African American9 (18.4%)1 (3.8%)8 (34.8%)
 Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander1 (2.0%)1 (3.8%)0 (0.0%)
 American Indian/Alaska Native10 (20.4%)10 (38.5%)0 (0.0%)
 Hispanic11 (22.4%)11 (42.3%)0 (0.0%)<0.01
A least high school education (high school or greater)43 (87.8%)22 (84.6%)21 (91.3%)0.67
Married13 (26.5%)8 (30.8%)5 (21.7%)0.90
Employed2 (4.1%)1 (3.8%)1 (4.3%)1.00
Tobacco use (ever)29 (59.2%)16 (61.5%)13 (56.5%)0.95
Alcohol use3 (6.1%)3 (11.5%)0 (0.0%)0.24
Household income
 <$20,00027 (55.1%)17 (65.4%)10 (43.5%)0.56
 $20,000 to <$40,00010 (20.4%)5 (19.2%)5 (21.7%)
 $40,000 to <$60,0004 (8.2%)1 (3.8%)3 (13.0%)
 >$60,0005 (10.2%)2 (7.7%)3 (13.0%)
Diabetes34 (69.4%)21 (80.8%)13 (56.5%)0.13
Cardiovascular disease17 (34.7%)4 (15.4%)13 (56.5%)<0.01
Charlson Comorbidity Index4.7 (1.6)4.3 (1.3)5.1 (1.7)0.06
Cause of ESKD
 Diabetic nephropathy29 (60.4%)20 (76.9%)9 (40.9%)0.03
 Hypertensive nephrosclerosis3 (6.2%)1 (3.8%)2 (9.1%)
 Other13 (27.1%)5 (19.2%)8 (36.4%)
Dialysis vintage (yr)b3.2 [1.4–5.8]3.2 [1.7–5.6]3.2 [1.1–5.5]0.67
Hemoglobin (g/dl)a11.5 (1.5)11.6 (1.8)11.3 (1.1)0.41
Phosphorus (mg/dl)a5.6 (1.3)5.8 (1.4)5.5 (1.2)0.39
Albumin (mg/dl)a3.9 (0.4)4.0 (0.3)3.9 (0.5)0.33
Single pool Kt/Va1.7 (0.5)1.8 (0.6)1.6 (0.3)0.11
Creatinine (mg/dl)a8.8 (2.7)9.4 (2.1)8.0 (3.1)0.08
  • Missing values: race 2 (4.1%), household income 3 (6.1%), and cause of ESKD 3 (6.2%).

  • a Mean (SD).

  • b Median (interquartile range).