Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content
CDC Home
Share
Compartir

QuickStats: Rate* of Ambulatory Care Visits for Chronic Kidney Disease,† by Health-Care Setting — United States, 2001–2002 and 2009–2010

The figure shows the rate of ambulatory care visits for chronic kidney disease by health-care setting in the United States during 2001-2002 and 2009-2010. From 2001-2002 to 2009-2010, the rate of ambulatory care visits overall for chronic kidney disease more than tripled in the United States from 89 to 313 visits per 10,000 population. Visit rates increased for physician offices from 72 to 272 per 10,000 population and for hospital outpatient departments from six to 25 per 10,000 population, but the chronic kidney disease visit rate for emergency departments did not change.

* Per 10,000 population, based on 2-year annual averages. Rates were calculated using U.S. Census Bureau 2000-based postcensal civilian noninstitutionalized population estimates.

Defined as any listed diagnosis codes 403.00–403.91, 404.00–404.93, or 585 based on the International Classification Of Diseases, Ninth Edition, Clinical Modification.

§ 95% confidence interval.

From 2001–2002 to 2009–2010, the rate of ambulatory care visits overall for chronic kidney disease more than tripled in the United States, from 89 to 313 visits per 10,000 population. Visit rates increased for physician offices, from 72 to 272 per 10,000 population, and for hospital outpatient departments, from 6 to 25 per 10,000 population, but the chronic kidney disease visit rate for emergency departments did not change.

Sources: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/ahcd.htm.

Reported by: Anjali Talwalkar, MD, atalwalkar@cdc.gov; Kathleen Palso, MA.

Alternate Text: The figure above shows the rate of ambulatory care visits for chronic kidney disease by health-care setting in the United States during 2001-2002 and 2009-2010. From 2001-2002 to 2009-2010, the rate of ambulatory care visits overall for chronic kidney disease more than tripled in the United States from 89 to 313 visits per 10,000 population. Visit rates increased for physician offices from 72 to 272 per 10,000 population and for hospital outpatient departments from six to 25 per 10,000 population, but the chronic kidney disease visit rate for emergency departments did not change.



Use of trade names and commercial sources is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

References to non-CDC sites on the Internet are provided as a service to MMWR readers and do not constitute or imply endorsement of these organizations or their programs by CDC or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CDC is not responsible for the content of pages found at these sites. URL addresses listed in MMWR were current as of the date of publication.


All MMWR HTML versions of articles are electronic conversions from typeset documents. This conversion might result in character translation or format errors in the HTML version. Users are referred to the electronic PDF version (http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr) and/or the original MMWR paper copy for printable versions of official text, figures, and tables. An original paper copy of this issue can be obtained from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), Washington, DC 20402-9371; telephone: (202) 512-1800. Contact GPO for current prices.

**Questions or messages regarding errors in formatting should be addressed to mmwrq@cdc.gov.

 
USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO
A-Z Index
  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #