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Table 1.34a
Persons receiving a kidney transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure,a United States, 1992-1994 and 2001
Population group 2001 1992-1994
Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total   18.4 0.2 22.8 0.1
Age 0-19 67.8 1.4 69.3 0.8
20-39 32.4 0.5 42.8 0.3
40-59 18.7 0.3 23.2 0.2
60-69 8.1 0.2 6.2 0.1
Gender Male 19.8 0.2 25.7 0.2
Female 16.6 0.3 19.4 0.2
Race White 24.4 0.3 29.0 0.2
Black 9.2 0.2 12.9 0.2
Native American 8.6 0.9 15.7 0.9
Asian 19.0 0.9 25.0 0.7
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 14.9 0.4 22.5 0.4
Non-Hispanic, all races 19.0 0.2 22.8 0.1
Non-Hispanic, White 26.9 0.3 30.1 0.2
Non-Hispanic, Black 9.1 0.2 12.8 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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