NevadaState Snapshot for Chronic Kidney Disease

In this comparison, the NHQR quality measures for Nevada for the most recent data year and the baseline year are compared to the average of all States.

Measures Better Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Adult hemodialysis patients with adequate dialysis - (Kt/V) 12 or higher 2016 95.4 Better than Average 2015 92.1 Worse than Average
Measures That Are Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Ratio of observed deaths to expected deaths among Medicare hemodialysis patients 2016 0.94 Average 2000 1.21 Worse than Average
Adult hemodialysis patients who use arteriovenous fistulas as the primary mode of vascular access 2015 63.2 Average 2012 61.2 Average
Patients with treated chronic kidney failure who received a transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure 2012 15.5 Average 2000 22.0 Average
Measures Worse Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Adult end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients who saw a nephrologist at least 12 months prior to initiation of renal replacement therapy 2015 27.7 Worse than Average 2012 28.0 Worse than Average
Dialysis patients who were registered on a waiting list for transplantation 2015 10.8 Worse than Average 2000 17.9 Average
Percent of hemodialysis patients whose hemoglobin level is less than 10 g/dL 2015 18.8 Worse than Average 2009 3.73 Worse than Average