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Percent of patients with hematocrit 33 or greater.

Measure Source

University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, Unit Specific Report.

Tables

1.18a Percent of patients with hematocrit 33 or greater, United States, 2000.

1.18b Percent of patients with hematocrit 33 or greater, by state, 2000.

Data Source

The University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center.

Denominator

Medicare dialysis patients.

Numerator

Subset of denominator population with hematocrit 33 or greater.

Comments

For table 1.18b, the data is from the 2002 Unit-specific report for dialysis patients.

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