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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Willingness to participate in pragmatic dialysis trials: the importance of physician decisional autonomy and consent approach

Characteristic Patients (N = 200)a
Sex
 Male 107 (54%)
 Female 93 (47%)
Age (years)
 18–29 6 (3%)
 30–-39 18 (9%)
 40–49 25 (13%)
 50–59 44 (22%)
 60–69 64 (32%)
 Over 70 43 (22%)
Race
 White 67 (34%)
 Black 123 (62%)
 Asian 4 (2%)
 Native American 5 (3%)
 Hawaiian 1 (<1%)
Ethnicity
 Hispanic 9 (5%)
 Not Hispanic 191 (96%)
Employment status
 Full time 10 (5%)
 Part time 17 (9%)
 Retired 83 (42%)
 Not employed 90 (45%)
Education
 Less than high school 17 (9%)
 High school 79 (40%)
 Some college 56 (28%)
 College degree 33 (17%)
 Graduate school 15 (8%)
Annual household income
 Less than US$20,000 59 (30%)
 US$20,000–US$39,999 53 (27%)
 US$40,000–US$59,999 36 (18%)
 US$60,000–US$79,999 23 (12%)
 Over US$80,000 25 (13%)
Years on dialysis
 Less than 1 year 35 (18%)
 1–3 years 59 (30%)
 3–5 years 48 (24%)
 More than 5 years 58 (29%)
Hospitalizations in past year
 None 62 (31%)
 1 35 (18%)
 2 40 (20%)
 3–5 51 (26%)
 More than 5 12 (6%)
Medical conditions
 Hypertension 171 (91%)
 Heart disease 84 (45%)
 Diabetes 84 (45%)
 Chronic pulmonary diseases 23 (12%)
 Malignancy 18 (10%)
Research Attitude Questionnaireb 28 (25–30)
Revised Healthcare System Distrust Scalec 23 (18.5–27)
  1. aData are presented as number (percentage) and median (IQR) for categorical and continuous data, respectively. Percentages do not add up to 100% due to rounding
  2. bHigher scores indicate a more favorable view of biomedical research
  3. cHigher scores indicate more distrust of the healthcare system