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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.30a: Percent of hemodialysis patients with hemoglobin 11 gm/dL or higher, United States, 2002

Population group Number Percent Standard error
       
Total 8,487 79 0.4
       
Age      
    18-44 1,353 76 1.2
    45-64 3,306 78 0.7
    65 and over 3,828 80 0.7
       
Gender      
    Male 4,605 80 0.6
    Female 3,882 77 0.7
       
Race      
    White 4,632 79 0.6
    Black or African American 3,058 77 0.8
    Asian 217 81 2.7
    American Indian or Alaska Native 161 78 3.3
    Multiple race 243 80 2.6
       
Ethnicity      
    Non-Hispanic 7,251 78 0.5
      White 3,709 78 0.7
      Black or African American 2,988 77 0.8
    Hispanic 1,140 83 1.1
       

Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Clinical Performance Measure Project.

 

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