Table 3_1_3-2b

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_3.2b
Patients with treated chronic kidney failure who received a transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure,a by ethnicity, United States, 2003
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE

a All Medicare dialysis patients who initiated therapy in the given year were included. Patients with prior kidney transplants and patients over the age of 69 were excluded from the measure. Percents are estimated using the Kaplan-Meier methodology. Follow-up is censored at removal from the list, death, or the end of the three year period.

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_3-2b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.