The Relationship of Age, Race, and Ethnicity with Survival in Dialysis Patients

CJASN: March 28, 2013

Background and objectives Reports on the racial and ethnic differences in dialysis patient survival rates have been inconsistent. The literature suggests that these survival differences may be modified by age as well as categorizing white race as inclusive of Hispanic ethnicity. The goal of this study was to better understand these associations by examining survival among US dialysis patients by age, ethnicity, and race. Read more