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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.30a
Persons receiving a kidney transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure,a United States, 1994-1996 and 2000
    2000 1994-1996
Population group Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total 19.0 0.2 21.0 0.1
Age 0-19 67.0 1.4 68.6 0.8
20-39 33.7 0.5 39.1 0.3
40-59 19.3 0.3 21.4 0.2
60-69 8.3 0.2 6.5 0.1
Gender Male 20.6 0.3 23.5 0.2
Female 17.2 0.3 18.1 0.2
Race White 25.0 0.3 27.1 0.2
Black 10.0 0.2 12.0 0.2
Native American 12.3 1.1 14.1 0.8
Asian 20.1 0.9 22.2 0.7
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 14.9 0.4 18.0 0.3
Non-Hispanic, all races 19.7 0.2 21.4 0.1
Non-Hispanic, White 27.5 0.3 28.7 0.2
Non-Hispanic, Black 9.9 0.2 11.9 0.2

a All Medicare dialysis patients who initiated therapy in the given year were included. Patients with prior kidney transplants and patients over the age of 69 were excluded from the measure. Percents are estimated using the Kaplan-Meier methodology. Followup was censored at removal from the list, death, or the end of the 3-year period.

Source: National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, U.S. Renal Data System.

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