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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.29a
Persons receiving a kidney transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure, United States, 1993-1995 and 1999
    1999 1993-1995
Population group Percenta Standard error Percenta Standard error
           
Total   19.2 0.2 21.9 0.1
           
Age 0-17 72.9 0.2 72.6 0.9
18-44 32.4 0.4 38.3 0.3
45-64 15.4 0.2 16.6 0.2
65-69 6.0 0.3 4.1 0.1
           
Gender Male 20.9 0.3 24.6 0.2
Female 17.2 0.3 18.7 0.2
           
Race White 25.7 0.3 28.4 0.2
Black 9.6 0.2 11.8 0.2
Native American 10.7 1.0 15.1 0.8
Asian 19.4 0.9 22.7 0.7
           
Race/Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 15.0 0.4 20.6 0.4
Non-Hispanic, all races 19.9 0.2 22.0 0.1
Non-Hisapanic, White 28.2 0.3 29.7 0.2
Non-Hispanic, Black 9.5 0.2 11.8 0.2
           

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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