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Table 1.29b
Persons receiving a kidney transplant within 3 years of date of renal failurea, by State, 1993-1995 and 1999
  1999 1993-1995
State Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
         
United States 19.2 0.2 21.9 0.1
         
Alabama 14.6 1.1 22.0 0.9
Alaska 24.6 5.2 31.1 3.7
Arizona 16.1 1.2 17.0 0.8
Arkansas 19.7 1.8 25.1 1.3
California 16.2 0.5 20.7 0.4
Colorado 26.1 2.0 30.9 1.4
Connecticut 19.4 1.7 21.0 1.1
Delaware 18.8 3.0 27.2 2.2
District of Columbia 10.2 1.6 10.4 1.1
Florida 20.0 0.8 21.3 0.5
Georgia 13.4 0.8 15.2 0.6
Hawaii 10.9 1.7 11.4 1.1
Idaho 31.6 3.6 31.8 2.7
Illinois 20.9 0.9 25.3 0.6
Indiana 21.3 1.3 21.1 0.9
Iowa 36.6 2.5 36.4 1.6
Kansas 23.1 2.2 25.9 1.5
Kentucky 23.2 1.7 28.5 1.2
Louisiana 11.7 0.9 17.9 0.7
Maine 33.1 3.8 31.8 2.5
Maryland 25.5 1.3 21.7 0.8
Massachusetts 27.4 1.6 25.4 1.0
Michigan 20.4 1.0 23.4 0.7
Minnesota 43.6 2.1 41.2 1.3
Mississippi 9.9 1.0 15.8 0.9
Missouri 22.1 1.3 26.8 0.9
Montana 37.9 4.5 41.7 2.9
Nebraska 24.2 2.7 32.2 2.0
Nevada 27.0 2.5 25.0 1.7
New Hampshire 24.3 3.6 28.2 2.6
New Jersey 19.1 1.0 17.9 0.6
New Mexico 13.5 1.7 20.9 1.4
New York 15.1 0.6 17.2 0.4
North Carolina 12.9 0.8 14.2 0.6
North Dakota 51.8 6.0 31.7 3.3
Ohio 23.2 1.0 26.5 0.7
Oklahoma 16.8 1.5 23.5 1.2
Oregon 28.5 2.2 28.8 1.5
Pennsylvania 24.9 1.0 24.4 0.6
Puerto Rico 10.2 1.2 7.3 0.7
Rhode Island 27.9 3.7 26.8 2.3
South Carolina 12.5 1.0 17.2 0.8
South Dakota 22.5 3.7 25.0 2.5
Tennessee 16.8 1.1 19.0 0.8
Texas 15.7 0.6 20.8 0.4
Utah 44.3 3.5 45.3 2.2
Vermont 17.8 3.7 51.7 4.1
Virgin Islands 12.9 4.9 7.1 2.4
Virginia 16.6 1.0 18.8 0.7
Washington 28.0 1.7 28.9 1.1
West Virginia 26.5 2.5 30.9 1.8
Wisconsin 37.9 2.0 37.8 1.2
Wyoming 31.5 5.7 33.5 4.3
         

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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