Table 3_1_4-2a

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_4.2a
Adult hemodialysis patients with hemoglobin 11 g/dL or greater,a by race, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalWhiteBlackAsianAI/AN
65 and over850.6850.7861.1852.8854.8

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

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_4-2a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.