Table 3_1_5-2a

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_5.2a
Adult hemodialysis patients who have an arteriovenous fistula as their primary mode of vascular access,a by race, United States, 2007
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianAI/AN
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.60.553.20.742.40.955.72.856.64.0
Age18–4454.81.459.52.048.92.166.78.657.79.7
45–6450.80.954.21.245.01.354.14.558.95.8
65 and over46.90.851.01.035.81.454.94.052.86.9
GenderMale57.40.760.50.951.01.361.13.864.65.4
Female39.90.843.11.133.61.249.74.248.05.9

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, End Stage Renal Disease Clinical Performance Measures Project.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 3_1_5-2a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/3_endstagerenaldisease/T3_1_5-2a.html