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Slide 11: Three Largest Disparities in Health Care Quality for Selecte

Slide Presentation of the 2008 National Healthcare Disparities Report


Slide 11

Three Largest Disparities in Health Care Quality for Selected Groups

Slide 11. Text Description is below the image.

A table displaying results for core measures for income groups. Measure and rate are relative to reference group, 2005 NHDR versus 2008 NHDR.

Group—Poor

Measure—Composite: Children whose parents reported poor communication with health providers:

  • Relative rate 2005—3.3.
  • Relative rate 2008—3.7.

Measure—Composite: Adults who can sometimes or never get care for illness or injury as soon as wanted:

  • Relative rate 2005—2.3.
  • Relative rate 2008—2.5.

Measure—Children ages 2-17 who did not have a dental visit:

  • Relative rate 2005—2.0.

Measure—Women age 40 and over who reported they did not have a mammogram in the past 2 years:

  • Relative rate 2008—2.1.

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Current as of March 2009
Internet Citation: Slide 11: Three Largest Disparities in Health Care Quality for Selecte: Slide Presentation of the 2008 National Healthcare Disparities Report . March 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhdr08/slides/dr08slide11.html