Figure 10.1
Dialysis unit counts, by unit affiliation, 2011–2014 
Dialysis unit counts, by unit affiliation, 2011–2014 
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: DCI, Dialysis Clinic, Inc.; FMC, Fresenius; Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; Others, other dialysis organizations. Note: the number of dialysis units in 2011 has been updated for DaVita from 1681 as reported in the 2015 ADR to 1745; and from 750 in 2015 to 686 currently for Others.

Figure 10.2
Dialysis patient counts, by unit affiliation, 2011–2014
Dialysis patient counts, by unit affiliation, 2011–2014
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: DCI, Dialysis Clinic, Inc.; FMC, Fresenius; Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; SDO, small dialysis organizations.

Figure 10.3
Prevalence of dialysis modality, by unit affiliation, 2011–2014
(a) All patients
All patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: HD, hemodialysis; Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; PD, peritoneal dialysis; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(b) Female patients
Female patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: HD, hemodialysis; Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; PD, peritoneal dialysis; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(c) Male patients
Male patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: HD, hemodialysis; Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; PD, peritoneal dialysis; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(d) White patients
White patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: HD, hemodialysis; Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; PD, peritoneal dialysis; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(e) African American patients
African American patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: HD, hemodialysis; Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; PD, peritoneal dialysis; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(f) Asian patients
Asian patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: HD, hemodialysis; Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; PD, peritoneal dialysis; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(g) Native American patients
Native American patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: HD, hemodialysis; Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; PD, peritoneal dialysis; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(h) Hispanic patients
Hispanic patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: HD, hemodialysis; Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; PD, peritoneal dialysis; Others, other dialysis organizations.

Figure 10.4
Prevalence of vascular access types among incident hemodialysis patients, by unit affiliation, 2014 
(a) All patients
All patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(b) Female patients
Female patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(c) Male patients
Male patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(d) White patients
White patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(e) African American patients
African American patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(f) Asian patients
Asian patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(g) Native American patients
Native American patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(h) Hispanic patients
Hispanic patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.

Figure 10.5
Prevalence of vascular access types among prevalent hemodialysis patients, by unit affiliation, 2014
(a) All patients
All patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Period prevalent hemodialysis patients. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(b) Female patients
Female patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Period prevalent hemodialysis patients. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(c) Male patients
Male patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Period prevalent hemodialysis patients. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(d) White patients
White patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Period prevalent hemodialysis patients. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(e) African American patients
African American patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Period prevalent hemodialysis patients. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(f) Asian patients
Asian patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Period prevalent hemodialysis patients. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(g) Native American patients
Native American patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Period prevalent hemodialysis patients. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(h) Hispanic patients
Hispanic patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Period prevalent hemodialysis patients. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.

Figure 10.6
Facility-level distribution of vascular access type among HD patients during the first 30 days of dialysis, 2014
(a) Incident hemodialysis patients
Incident hemodialysis patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. The orange diamonds represent the average facility-level rate of each type of vascular access. The bars within each box represent the median. The boxes represent the interquartile range. The vertical lines are capped at the 5th and 95th percentile of these facility-level rates. Abbreviations: Cath, catheter.
(b) Prevalent hemodialysis patients
Prevalent hemodialysis patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. The orange diamonds represent the average facility-level rate of each type of vascular access. The bars within each box represent the median. The boxes represent the interquartile range. The vertical lines are capped at the 5th and 95th percentile of these facility-level rates. Abbreviations: Cath, catheter.

Figure 10.7
Percentage of patients younger than 70 on a kidney transplant waiting list, by unit affiliation, 2011–2014
(a) All patients
All patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Dialysis patients younger than 70 years on December 31. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(b) White patients
White patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Dialysis patients younger than 70 years on December 31. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(c) African American patients
African American patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Dialysis patients younger than 70 years on December 31. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(d) Asian patients
Asian patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Dialysis patients younger than 70 years on December 31. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(e) Native American patients
Native American patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Dialysis patients younger than 70 years on December 31. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.
(f) Hispanic patients
Hispanic patients
Data source: Special analyses, USRDS ESRD Database. Dialysis patients younger than 70 years on December 31. Abbreviations: Hosp-based, hospital-based dialysis centers; Indep, independent dialysis providers; LDO, large dialysis organizations; Others, other dialysis organizations.

All-cause standardized mortality ratio, by unit affiliation, 2011–2014 

All-cause standardized mortality ratio, by unit affiliation, 2014 

All-cause standardized hospitalization ratio, by unit affiliation, 2011–2014

All-cause standardized hospitalization ratio, by unit affiliation, 2014