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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.28a
Percent of dialysis patients registered on the waiting list for transplantationa, 1998 and 2002
    2002b 1998
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
           
Total   16.0 0.2 14.7 0.2
           
Age 0-17 42.7 1.5 42.1 1.9
18-44 29.8 0.5 28.3 0.5
45-64 17.0 0.2 16.7 0.3
65 -69 8.0 0.2 5.9 0.2
           
Gender Male 17.3 0.2 16.1 0.2
Female 14.3 0.2 13.0 0.2
           
Race White 18.4 0.2 17.5 0.2
Black 11.2 0.2 10.0 0.2
Native American 10.9 1.0 10.5 1.0
Asian 27.6 1.0 24.0 1.0
           
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 14.7 0.4 12.9 0.4
Non-Hispanic, all races 16.2 0.2 15.0 0.2
Non-Hisapanic, White 19.2 0.3 18.4 0.3
Non-Hispanic, Black 11.2 0.2 10.0 0.2
           

a The measure includes all incident ESRD patients in the given year who were under age 70 and had a known State of residence in the 50 States or DC. Patients who received a transplant at any time from a live donor were excluded from the measure. The measure was calculated as the percent (by Kaplan-Meier methodology) who were either wait-listed or received a deceased-donor kidney within 1 year of their ESRD initiation date.

b 2002 data may be incomplete since follow-up is incomplete by 12/31/2002.

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

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