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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.32: Percent of hemodialysis patients with arteriovenous fistula as primary mode of vascular access, United States, 2002

Population group Number Percent Standard error
       
Total 8,398 33 0.5
       
Age      
    18-44 1,333 42 1.4
    45-64 3,274 35 0.8
    65 and over 3,791 27 0.7
       
Gender      
    Male 4,558 42 0.7
    Female 3,840 22 0.7
       
Race      
    White 4,578 35 0.7
    Black or African American 3,031 29 0.8
    Asian 214 34 3.2
    American Indian or Alaska Native 160 40 3.9
    Multiple race 242 37 3.1
       
Ethnicity      
    Non-Hispanic 7,167 32 0.6
      White 3,660 34 0.8
      Black or African American 2,961 29 0.8
    Hispanic 1,136 38 1.1
       

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

 

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