Table 3_1_3-1

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 3_1_3.1
Adult hemodialysis patients with adequate dialysis (urea reduction ratio 65% or greater),a United States, 2002 and 2006
Population group20062002
65 and over3,991910.53,828900.5
RaceWhite only4,960880.54,632870.5
Black only3,184850.63,058830.7
Asian only312941.3217931.7
AI/AN only149912.3161892.5
Multiple racesDNADNADNA243852.3
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races7,475860.47,251850.4
Non-Hispanic, White3,855870.53,709860.6
Non-Hispanic, Black3,068850.62,988830.7
Hispanic, all races1,252900.81,140881.0

a Standard error was calculated based on sample size, assuming random sample design.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, End-Stage Renal Disease Clinical Performance Measures Project.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 3_1_3-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.