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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.16a: National Management of End Stage Renal Disease

Percent of people (age 0-69) transplanted within 3 years of renal failure
     
National statistics Percent Standard error
1995 21.63 0.22
1996 20.20 0.21
1997 19.55 0.21
1992-1994 23.11 0.13

All Medicare dialysis patients who initiated therapy in the given year were included.

Patients with prior kidney transplants and patients over the age of 69 were excluded from the measure.

Percents are estimated using the Kaplan-Meier methodology.

Follow-up is censored at removal from the list, death, or the end of the three year period.

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

Table 1.15b: Management of End Stage Renal Disease by State, 2000 Table 1.16b: Management of End Stage Renal Disease by State, 1997

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