Does the survival advantage of nonwhite dialysis patients persist after case mix adjustment?

@article{Mesler1999DoesTS,
  title={Does the survival advantage of nonwhite dialysis patients persist after case mix adjustment?},
  author={Douglas Mesler and Ellen P. McCarthy and S Byrne-Logan and Arlene S. Ash and Mark A. Moskowitz},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={106 3},
  pages={300-6}
}
PURPOSE Nonwhite dialysis patients survive longer than white patients; however, their clinical characteristics differ. We examined whether case mix differences explain the apparent survival advantage of nonwhite dialysis patients. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We performed a prospective cohort study using data from the US Renal Data System Case Mix Severity Study that included 4,797 randomly selected dialysis patients 20 years of age and older who were followed up for up to 6 years. Demographic… CONTINUE READING

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