Table 3_1_4-1

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_4.1
Adult hemodialysis patients with hemoglobin 11 g/dL or greater,a United States, 2002 and 2006
Population group20062002
65 and over3,991850.63,828800.6
RaceWhite only4,960840.54,632790.6
Black only3,185830.73,058770.8
Asian only312871.9217812.7
AI/AN only149872.8161783.3
Multiple racesDNADNADNA243802.6
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races7,475830.47,251780.5
Non-Hispanic, White3,855830.63,709780.7
Non-Hispanic, Black3,068830.72,988770.8
Hispanic, all races1,253851.01,140831.1

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_4-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.