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Table 1.38
Hemodialysis patients with arteriovenous fistula as primary mode of vascular access, United States, 2002 and 2005
Population group 2005 2002
Number Percent Standard errora Number Percent Standard errora
Total   8,543 44 0.5 8,398 33 0.5
Age 18-44 1,195 52 1.5 1,333 33 1.4
45-64 3,404 45 0.9 3,274 33 0.8
65 and over 3,944 40 0.8 3,791 33 0.7
Gender Male 4,641 53 0.7 4,558 33 0.7
Female 3,902 33 0.8 3,840 33 0.7
Race White only 4,878 47 0.7 4,578 33 0.7
Black only 3,108 38 0.9 3,031 33 0.8
Asian only 226 43 3.3 214 33 3.2
American Indian/Alaska Native only 152 53 4.1 160 33 3.9
Multiple races 71 50 5.9 242 33 3.1
Ethnicity Non-Hispanic, all races 7,327 42 0.6 7,167 33 0.6
Non-Hispanic, White 3,850 46 0.8 3,660 33 0.8
Non-Hispanic, Black 2,979 38 0.9 2,961 33 0.8
Hispanic, all races 1,215 51 1.4 1,136 33 1.4

a Standard error was calculated based on sample size, assuming random sample design.

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

 

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