volume 99, issue 4, Pe6-e6 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.4.e6
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S. L. Furth, N. R. Powe, W. Hwang, A. M. Neu, B. A. Fivush

Abstract: ABSTRACT. Objective. Black-white disparities in the use of specific medical and surgical services have been reported in adult populations. Such disparities are not well documented in children. We sought to determine whether racial disparities in the use of medical services exist among children with chronic illness who have similar health insurance, specifically the choice of dialysis modality for individuals with end-stage renal disease.Design. National cross-sectional study. Setting. Outpatient dialysis faci…

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