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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.33
Percent of hemodialysis patients with arteriovenous fistula as primary mode of vascular access, United States, 2002 and 2003
    2003 2002
Population group Number Percent Standard error Number Percent Standard error
               
Total   8,539 35 0.5 8,398 33 0.5
               
Age 18-44 1,296 46 1.4 1,333 42 1.4
45-64 3,372 36 0.8 3,274 35 0.8
65 and over 3,871 31 0.7 3,791 27 0.7
               
Gender Male 4,549 44 0.7 4,558 42 0.7
Female 3,990 25 0.7 3,840 22 0.7
               
Race White 4,708 38 0.7 4,578 35 0.7
Black 3,059 29 0.8 3,031 29 0.8
Asian 265 48 3.1 214 34 3.2
American Indian or Alaska Native 164 52 3.9 160 40 3.9
Multiple race 171 40 3.7 242 37 3.1
               
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 7,305 35 0.6 7,167 32 0.6
Non-Hispanic, White 3,730 38 0.8 3,660 34 0.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 2,993 29 0.8 2,961 29 0.8
Hispanic, all races 1111 38 1.5 1,136 38 1.4
               

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

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