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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 28a
Hemodialysis patients with arteriovenous fistula as primary mode of vascular access, by race, United States, 2003
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                           
Total 35 0.5 38 0.7 29 0.8 48 3.1 52 3.9 40 3.7
                           
Age 18-44 46 1.4 50 2.1 40 2.0 66 7.7 54 9.3 57 7.8
45-64 36 0.8 40 1.2 30 1.2 55 5.4 51 5.5 36 5.6
65 and over 31 0.7 34 0.9 22 1.3 40 4.1 54 6.9 33 6.2
                           
Gender Female 25 0.7 27 1.0 21 1.0 37 4.2 44 5.2 34 5.7
Male 44 0.7 47 1.0 38 1.2 59 4.2 62 5.6 44 4.9
                           

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: Standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, End-Stage Renal Disease Clinical Performance Measures Project.

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