Table 3_1_5-2b

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_5.2b
Adult hemodialysis patients who have an arteriovenous fistula as their primary mode of vascular access,a by ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.60.549.00.652.90.842.30.953.01.4
Age18–4454.81.454.71.661.52.548.82.155.23.2
45–6450.80.950.20.954.31.444.91.353.62.1
65 and over46.90.846.30.850.91.135.31.551.12.3
GenderMale57.40.757.20.861.01.050.81.358.61.9
Female39.90.838.80.941.91.233.51.246.32.1

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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 3_1_5-2b: 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_5-2b.html