2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
|Ethnicity||Hispanic, all races||14.5||0.4||DNA||DNA|
|Non-Hispanic, all races||18.4||0.2||DNA||DNA|
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. Follow-up is censored at removal from the list, death, or the end of the three year period.
DNA - Data have not been analyzed.
Key: SE: standard error.
Source: National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, U.S. Renal Data System.