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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.31a
Percent of hemodialysis patients with hemoglobin 11 gm/dL or higher, United States, 2002 and 2003
    2003 2002
Population group Number Percent Standard error Number Percent Standard error
               
Total   8,634 80 0.4 8,487 79 0.4
               
Age 18-44 1,313 76 1.2 1,353 76 1.2
45-64 3,401 79 0.7 3,306 78 0.7
65 and over 3,920 82 0.6 3,828 80 0.6
               
Gender Male 4,033 80 0.6 4,605 80 0.6
Female 4,601 80 0.6 3,882 77 0.7
               
Race White 4,769 80 0.6 4,632 79 0.6
Black 3,086 79 0.7 3,058 77 0.8
Asian 269 87 2.1 217 81 2.7
American Indian or Alaska Native 164 83 2.9 161 78 3.3
Multiple race 172 82 2.9 243 80 2.6
               
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 7,359 80 0.5 7,251 78 0.5
Non-Hispanic, White 3,768 80 0.7 3,709 78 0.7
Non-Hispanic, Black 3,008 79 0.7 2,988 77 0.8
Hispanic, all races 1,120 81 1.2 1,140 83 1.1
               

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

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