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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.34
Percent of hemodialysis patients with arteriovenous fistula as primary mode of vascular access, United States, 2002 and 2004
    2004 2002
Population group Number Percent Standard error Number Percent Standard error
Total 8,326 39 0.5 8,398 33 0.5
Age 18-44 1,201 50 1.4 1,333 42 1.4
45-64 3,352 39 0.8 3,274 35 0.8
65 and over 3,773 35 0.8 3,791 27 0.7
Gender Male 4,478 48 0.7 4,558 42 0.7
Female 3,848 29 0.7 3,840 22 0.7
Race White only 4,523 41 0.7 4,578 35 0.7
Black only 2,945 35 0.9 3,031 29 0.8
Asian only 237 43 3.2 214 34 3.2
American Indian/Alaska Native only 148 44 4.1 160 40 3.9
Multiple races 186 48 3.7 242 37 3.1
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 7,313 38 0.6 7,167 32 0.6
Non-Hispanic, White 3,687 40 0.8 3,660 34 0.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 2,936 35 0.9 2,961 29 0.8
Hispanic, all races 1,048 42 1.5 1,136 38 1.4

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

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