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Table 3_1_5-1n

2010 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_5.1
New end stage renal disease patients who initiated hemodialysis with an arteriovenous fistula, United States, 2008-2009
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over11.30.410.20.4
>1 race16.51.915.01.7
EthnicityHispanic, all races11.60.311.30.3
Non-Hispanic, all races14.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Fistula First Incident AVF Dataset, 2008-2009.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 3_1_5-1n: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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