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DIALYSIS PROVIDERS' AWARENESS OF RACIAL DISPARITIES IN TRANSPLANTATION IS LOW

17:00 EDT 12 Apr 2018 | American Society of Nephrology

Among 655 healthcare providers at dialysis clinics in the United States, 19% were aware of racial disparities in waitlisting. Although a quarter of dialysis facilities had >5% racial difference in waitlisting within their own facilities, only 5% of the providers were aware of the disparity at their own facilities. Nearly 70,000 US patients have end-stage renal disease, and most would benefit from kidney transplantation.

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