Table 3_1_6-1

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_6.1
Adult hemodialysis patients who received an arteriovenous fistula as primary mode of vascular access, United States, 2002 and 2006
Population group20062002
65 and over3,965420.83,791270.7
RaceWhite only4,932480.74,578350.7
Black only3,158400.93,031290.8
Asian only312562.8214343.2
AI/AN only149584.0160403.9
Multiple racesDNADNADNA242373.1
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races7,420440.67,167320.6
Non-Hispanic, White3,827460.83,660340.8
Non-Hispanic, Black3,042400.92,961290.8
Hispanic, all races1,253521.41,136381.4

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

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian/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_6-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.