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Table 1.28a: Persons receiving a kidney transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure, United States, 1992-1994 and 1998

  1998 1992-1994
Population group Percenta Standard error Percenta Standard error
Total 19.35 0.19 24.39 0.14
Age        
    0-17 70.95 1.59 76.61 0.89
    18-44 32.53 0.43 43.96 0.29
    45-64 15.75 0.24 18.30 0.17
    65-69 5.28 0.26 3.98 0.15
Gender        
    Male 21.25 0.27 27.24 0.19
    Female 17.06 0.27 21.05 0.19
Race        
    White 26.01 0.28 30.82 0.19
    Black 9.79 0.24 14.32 0.18
    Native American 13.08 1.10 18.41 0.92
    Asian 18.91 0.95 28.73 0.76
Race/Ethnicity        
    Hispanic 16.41 0.48 35.54 0.54
    Non-Hispanic 19.81 0.21 23.44 0.14
      Non-Hisapanic White 28.21 0.33 30.03 0.20
      Non-Hispanic Black 9.72 0.24 14.05 0.18

a 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 3 year period.

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

 

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