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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.30a
Percent of hemodialysis patients with urea reduction ratio 65 percent or higher, United States, 2002 and 2003
    2003 2002
Population group Number Percent Standard error Number Percent Standard error
               
Total   8,634 87 0.4 8,487 86 0.4
               
Age 18-44 1,313 81 1.1 1,353 80 1.1
45-64 3,401 84 0.6 3,306 83 0.7
65 and over 3,920 92 0.4 3,828 90 0.5
               
Gender Male 4,033 92 0.4 4,605 81 0.6
Female 4,601 82 0.6 3,882 91 0.5
               
Race White 4,769 88 0.5 4,632 87 0.5
Black 3,086 85 0.6 3,058 83 0.7
Asian 269 95 1.3 217 93 1.7
American Indian/Alaska Native 164 88 2.5 161 89 2.5
Multiple race 172 85 2.7 243 85 2.3
               
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 7,359 86 0.4 7,251 85 0.4
Non-Hispanic, White 3,768 87 0.5 3,709 86 0.6
Non-Hispanic, Black 3,008 85 0.7 2,988 83 0.7
Hispanic, all races 1,120 90 0.9 1,140 88 1.0
               

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

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