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Patients with treated chronic kidney failure who receive a transplant within 3 years of registration on the waiting list
Healthy People 2010, measure 4-6.
23 Percent of people (age 0-69) transplanted within 3 years of renal failure, United States, 1998-2001, by
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, U.S. Renal Data System.
Medicare-eligible persons with end stage renal disease on dialysis under age 70.
Number of persons under age 70 registered on the kidney transplant waiting list receiving a kidney within 3 years of renal failure.
Note that the Healthy People 2010 measure refers to "with three years of registration on a waiting list". Measuring transplants within three years of renal failure yields a more complete picture of access to transplantation.