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Table 3_1_5-2b

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.

Table 3_1_5.2b
Adult hemodialysis patients who have an arteriovenous fistula as their primary mode of vascular access,a by ethnicity, United States, 2007
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.60.549.00.652.90.842.30.953.01.4
65 and over46.90.846.30.850.

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.


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