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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

Total ESRD deaths (2003)...................................................................................................... 82,58818
Cause of death rank (2003)..................................................................................................... >15th4
Total cases (2003)................................................................................................................. 452,95718
New cases (2003).................................................................................................................. 102,56718
Total ESRD program expenditures (2003)................................................................................ $27.3 billion18
Total patients returning to dialysis or re-transplantation due to graft failure.................................. >4,70018
Since 1995, rates of transplantation for patients under 50 have.................................................. declined18
Since 1995, rates of transplantation for patients over 50 have.................................................... increased18
Groups more likely to develop ESRD and less likely to be treated............................................. minorities19,20

 

 

 

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