Table 3_1_6-2b

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_6.2b
Adult hemodialysis patients who received an arteriovenous fistula as primary mode of vascular access, by ethnicity, United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
65 and over420.8410.8451.1321.5462.3

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

Key: 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_6-2b: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.