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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the population (n = 251)

From: Cognitive impairment and depression in a population of patients with chronic kidney disease in Colombia: a prevalence study

  CI no (n = 123) CI yes (n = 128) Total (n = 251) p value
n % n % n %
Age, years, mean (SD) 75.3 (7.2) 77.4 (8.6) 76.4 (7.9) 0.023
Males, n (%) 86 (69.9) 82 (64.1) 168 (66.9) 0.324
Females, n (%) 37 (30.1) 46 (35.9) 83 (33.1)
Years of school attendance  
 None 4 (3.3) 3 (2.3) 7 (2.8) 0.000
 1–4 years 30 (24.4) 28 (21.9) 58 (23.1)
 5–9 years 32 (26.0) 71 (55.5) 103 (41.0)
 ≥ 10 years 57 (46.3) 26 (20.3) 83 (33.1)
Occupation, n (%)  
 Current worker 16 (13.0) 14 (10.9) 30 (12.0) 0.037
 Retired 74 (60.2) 59 (46.1) 133 (53.0)
 Home 32 (26.0) 54 (42.2) 86 (34.3)
 Unemployed 1 (0.8) 1 (0.8) 2 (0.8)
Civil status, n (%)  
 Single 20 (16.3) 9 (7.0) 29 (11.6) 0.011
 Living with a partner 5 (4.1) 6 (4.7) 11 (4.4)
 Married 72 (58.5) 63 (49.2) 135 (53.8)
 Widowed 23 (18.7) 46 (35.9) 69 (27.5)
 Divorced 3 (2.4) 4 (3.1) 7 (2.8)