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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Percent of dialysis patients registered on the waiting list for transplantation

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 4-5.

Tables

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.

Data Source

National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, U.S. Renal Data System (USRDS).

Denominator

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.

Numerator

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.

Comments

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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Percent of patients with treated chronic kidney failure who receive a transplant within 3 years of renal failure. Composite measure: Adults with diabetes who had at least 1 hemoglobin A1c measurement, a retinal eye examination, and a foot examination in the past year.

 

 

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