Table 3_1_5-1n

2010 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_5.1
New end stage renal disease patients who initiated hemodialysis with an arteriovenous fistula, United States, 2008-2009
  20092008
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 14.30.113.60.1
Age<6514.00.213.30.2
65–7415.70.214.90.2
75–8414.50.314.10.2
85 and over11.30.410.20.4
GenderMale16.10.215.60.2
Female12.00.211.20.2
RaceWhite14.70.114.10.1
Black13.10.212.20.2
AI/AN15.81.116.11.1
Asian17.60.616.30.6
NHOPI14.11.114.21.2
>1 race16.51.915.01.7
EthnicityHispanic, all races11.60.311.30.3
Non-Hispanic, all races14.80.114.00.1

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Fistula First Incident AVF Dataset, 2008-2009.

 

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Internet Citation: Table 3_1_5-1n: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/3_endstagerenaldisease/T3_1_5-1n.html