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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of screened cohort (n = 1480 as of August 31, 2014**)

From: Mass screening for chronic kidney disease in rural and remote Canadian first nations people: methodology and demographic characteristics

Community Age (mean, SD) Sex (% female) Fly-in or road access Population of community eligible to screen (>10 yo)* Community members screened (N) # of days of screening
1 45.5 (16.9) 54.9% Road 421 61 14
2 44.8 (17.9) 59.3% Road 56 25 4
3 39.7 (15.4) 54.4% Road 365 170 20
4 39.4 (16.9) 57.1% Road 554 141 14
5 40.0 (16.8) 64.6% Fly-in 2876 302 58
6 35.8 (20.6) 55.6% Fly-in 703 195 18
7 36.4 (19.0) 49.5% Road 379 94 9
8 35.5 (19.6) 68.5% Road 1281 185 21
9 40.2 (20.4) 67.5% Road 800 77 14
10 40.7 (17.5) 60.3% Fly-in 2819 187 35
11 43.0 (14.7) 65.6% Fly-in 1361 43 7
  1. *Derived from Status Verification System (SVS) “On-Reserve” Population Totals Report, June 2014 projecting that 75% of population on Reserve is >10 years of age.
  2. **Screening efforts to continue until December 2014.