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
PercentSEaPercentSEaPercentSEaPercentSEaPercentSEa
Total450.5440.6460.8400.9521.4
Age18–44531.4511.6562.6482.0593.4
45–64460.8440.9461.4411.3542.1
65 and over420.8410.8451.1321.5462.3
GenderMale530.7520.8551.0481.2601.8
Female350.8340.8341.2301.2412.2

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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/3_endstagerenaldisease/T3_1_6-2b.html