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2011 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_2.2b
Dialysis patients under age 70 who were registered on a waiting list for transplantation,a by ethnicity, United States, 2007
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE

a. The measure includes all incident end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients�in the given year who were under age 70 and had a known State of residence in the 50 States�or the District of Columbia. Patients who received a transplant at any time from a live donor were excluded. The measure was calculated as the percentage (by Kaplan-Meier methodology) who were either wait-listed or received a deceased-donor kidney within 1 year of their ESRD initiation date.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, U.S. Renal Data System.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T3_1_2_2b: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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