Dialysis facility characteristics and variation in employment rates: a national study.

@article{Kutner2008DialysisFC,
  title={Dialysis facility characteristics and variation in employment rates: a national study.},
  author={Nancy Kutner and Tess Bowles and Rebecca V. Zhang and Yijian Huang and Stephen O. Pastan},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2008},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={111-6}
}
BACKGROUND Investigation of factors associated with variation in dialysis patient employment has focused primarily on patient-level factors. Little is known about facility-level factors that may be associated with patient employment. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, AND MEASUREMENTS The ESRD Facility Survey (CMS-2744A) began in 2004 to collect counts of employed patients aged 18 to 54, in addition to dialysis unit census, types and timing of treatments offered, and staffing. Using the 2004 ESRD… CONTINUE READING