Table 3_1_2-1

2009 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_2.1
Dialysis patients under age 70 who were registered on a waiting list for transplantation,a United States, 1999 and 2005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Native American11.
EthnicityHispanic, all races15.30.412.40.4
Non-Hispanic, all races16.
Non-Hispanic, White18.
Non-Hispanic, Black12.

a The measure includes all incident ESRD patients in the given year who were under age 70 and had a known State of residence in the 50 States or DC. Patients who received a transplant at any time from a live donor were excluded from the measure. The measure was calculated as the percentage (by Kaplan-Meier methodology) who were either wait-listed or received a deceased-donor kidney within 1 year of their ESRD initiation date.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, U.S. Renal Data System.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 3_1_2-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.