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2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.
Adult hemodialysis patients who have an arteriovenous fistula as their primary mode of vascular access,a by ethnicity, United States, 2007
| || || || ||Non-Hispanic|| || |
| || ||Total||All races||White||Black||Hispanic, all races|
|65 and over||46.9||0.8||46.3||0.8||50.9||1.1||35.3||1.5||51.1||2.3|
a Standard error was calculated based on sample size, assuming random sample design.
Key: SE: standard error.
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, End Stage Renal Disease Clinical Performance Measures Project.
Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 3_1_5-2b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports.
March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/3_endstagerenaldisease/T3_1_5-2b.html