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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.31a
Percent of hemodialysis patients with urea reduction ratio 65% or higher, United States, 2002 and 2004
    2004 2002
Population group Number Percent Standard error Number Percent Standard error
Total 8,479 87 0.4 8,487 86 0.4
Age 18-44 1,221 84 1.0 1,353 80 1.1
45-64 3,419 85 0.6 3,306 83 0.7
65 and over 3,839 91 0.5 3,828 90 0.5
Gender Male 4,558 83 0.6 4,605 81 0.6
Female 3,921 93 0.4 3,882 91 0.5
Race White only 4,590 89 0.5 4,632 87 0.5
Black only 3,013 85 0.7 3,058 83 0.7
Asian only 239 95 1.4 217 93 1.7
American Indian/Alaska Native only 150 92 2.2 161 89 2.5
Multiple races 195 91 2.0 243 85 2.3
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 7,313 87 0.4 7,251 85 0.4
Non-Hispanic, White 3,687 88 0.5 3,709 86 0.6
Non-Hispanic, Black 2,936 85 0.7 2,988 83 0.7
Hispanic, all races 1,048 91 0.9 1,140 88 1.0

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

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