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Table 1 Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of study sample

From: Characterizing the relationship between health utility and renal function after kidney transplantation in UK and US: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics UK Sample (N=144) US sample (N=137)  
             Mean (STD) or N (%) p*
CKD stage    <0.01
CKD stage 1-2 24 (16.8) 51 (37.5)  
CKD stage 3 65 (45.5) 50 (36.8)  
CKD stage 4 37 (25.9) 26 ( 19.1)  
CKD stage 5 17 * (11.9) 9 (6.6)  
Women 56 (39.2) 46 (33.3) 0.35
Age 52.0 (13.8) 49.1 (12.9) 0.07
Months since Transplant 63.7 (40.9) 39.5 (52.8) <0.01
Diabetes 26 (18.2) 46 (33.3) <0.01
Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) 44 (30.1) 31 (22.6) 0.13
Hypertension (HTN) 82 (57.3) 40 (29.2) <0.01
Depression/Anxiety 5 (3.5) 15 (11.0) 0.01
Albumin 4.1 (0.3) 4.0 (0.4) 0.02
Hemoglobin 12.9 (1.6) 12.0 (2.0) <0.01
Calcium 9.8 (0.5) 9.2 (0.9) <0.01
Phosphorus 3.3 (1.1) 3.1 (0.8) 0.08
  1. Characteristics of study samples. * Fourteen subjects were returned to dialysis at the time of survey. * p values based on Χ2 or Student’s t-test.