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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 30a
Hemodialysis patients with arteriovenous fistula as primary mode of vascular access, by race, United States, 2004
        Single race    
    Total White Black Asian AI/AN Multiple races
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 39 0.5 41 0.7 35 0.9 43 3.2 44 4.1 48 3.7
Age 18-44 50 1.4 55 2.2 45 2.1 49 9.8 29 10.4 66 8.4
45-64 39 0.8 41 1.2 35 1.3 46 5.2 51 5.5 49 5.3
65 and over 35 0.8 37 1.0 30 1.5 39 4.5 37 7.1 36 6.0
Gender Female 29 0.7 30 1.0 25 1.2 37 4.5 36 5.2 38 5.6
Male 48 0.7 50 1.0 45 1.3 47 4.6 55 6.3 55 4.7

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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