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Slide 13: Core Measures Increasing for More Than One Racial and Ethnic

Slide Presentation of the 2008 National Healthcare Disparities Report


Slide 13

Core Measures Increasing for More Than One Racial and Ethnic Group

Slide 13. Text Description is below the image.

Table with four measures and the groups for which those measures are increasing.

Topic: Cancer
Measure: Adults age 50 and over who received a colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, proctoscopy, or fecal occult blood test
Improving for Blacks, Asians, AI/ANs, and Hispanics

Topic: Mental health and substance abuse
Measure: Adults with a major depressive episode in the last 12 months who received treatment for depression in the last 12 months
Improving for Blacks and Hispanics

Topic: Respiratory diseases
Measure: Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination
Improving for Blacks and Asians

Topic: Patient centeredness
Measure: Adults with poor provider-patient communication
Increasing for Blacks and Asians

Note: A complete table of the disparities that worsened for specific populations can be found in Chapter 4, Priority Populations.


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Current as of March 2009
Internet Citation: Slide 13: Core Measures Increasing for More Than One Racial and Ethnic: 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/dr08slide13.html