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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Percent of dialysis patients registered on waiting list for transplantation.

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 4-5.

Tables

1.15a Percent of people (age 0-69) who get on the waitlist within one year of renal failure.

1.15b Percent of people (age 0-69) who get on the waitlist within one year of renal failure, by state, 2000.

Data Source

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

Denominator

Number of persons on dialysis under age 70 on December 31 of the measure year.

Numerator

Number of persons under age 70 registered on the kidney transplant waiting list on December 31 of measure year.

Comments

Table 1.15a reports data for 1998, 1999 and 2000.

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