T3_1_6_2b

2011 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_6.2b
End stage renal disease (ESRD) patients age 18 and over who saw a nephrologist at least 12 months prior to initiation of renal replacement therapy,a by ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlack�Hispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 28.30.229.40.232.00.224.60.321.30.4
Age18-4423.80.425.20.430.50.720.70.617.90.8
45-6427.20.228.40.332.10.423.40.420.30.5
65 and over30.30.231.10.232.20.328.10.524.00.6
GenderMale28.10.229.20.232.00.323.20.421.00.5
Female28.50.229.60.232.10.326.00.421.70.6

a. Denominator includes all incident ESRD patients age 18 and over with valid CMS-2728 Medical Evidence form, and a non-missing value for the question: did you see a nephrologist at all? Numerator includes those who saw a nephrologist at least 12 months prior to initiation of renal replacement therapy.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T3_1_6_2b: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/3_chronickidneydisease/T3_1_6_2b.html