Incidence and mortality of acute renal failure in Medicare beneficiaries, 1992 to 2001.

@article{Xue2006IncidenceAM,
  title={Incidence and mortality of acute renal failure in Medicare beneficiaries, 1992 to 2001.},
  author={Jay L Xue and F. J. A. Daniels and Robert A Star and Paul L. Kimmel and Paul W. Eggers and Bruce A Molitoris and Jonathan Himmelfarb and Allan J. Collins},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={2006},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={1135-42}
}
This study's objective was to determine the incidence and mortality of acute renal failure (ARF) in Medicare beneficiaries. Data were from hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries (5,403,015 discharges) between 1992 and 2001 from the 5% sample of Medicare claims. For 1992 to 2001, the overall incidence rate of ARF was 23.8 cases per 1000 discharges, with rates increasing by approximately 11% per year. Older age, male gender, and black race were strongly associated (P < 0.0001) with ARF. The overall… CONTINUE READING
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