Table 4.

Vascular access modality case mix, current and CMS targeta

Demographic Group% by Vascular Access
2003 Incident CohortbCMS Target
FistulaGraftCatheterFistulaGraftcCatheterc
All352639661420
Age (yr)
    0 to 44481735661123
    45 to 54392338661321
    55 to 64342541661321
    65 to 74333136661618
    75+272746661321
Gender
    male432037661222
    female243343661519
Race
    white372439661321
    black283141661519
    other/unknown332443661222
Cause of ESRD
    diabetes342739661420
    hypertension352837661519
    glomerulonephritis542125661618
    other312049661024
  • a CMS, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

  • b CMS (7).

  • c Allocated in same proportion as 2003.