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Percent of dialysis patients registered on the waiting list for transplantation
Healthy People 2010, measure 4-5.
1.28a Percent of dialysis patients registered on the waiting list for transplantation, 1998 and 2002.
1.28b Percent of dialysis patients registered on the waiting list for transplantationa, by State, 1998 and 2002.
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, U.S. Renal Data System (USRDS).
All incident end stage renal disease (ESRD) Medicare patients in the given year who were under age 70 and had a known State of residence in the 50 States or DC. Patients who received a transplant at any time from a live donor were excluded from the measure.
Subset of the denominator population who were registered on the kidney transplant waiting list on December 31 of the measure year or received a deceased-donor kidney within 1 year of their ESRD initiation date.
The measure was calculated as the percent (by Kaplan-Meier methodology) who were either wait-listed or received a deceased-donor kidney within 1 year of their ESRD initiation date.
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