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Slide 7: Three Largest Disparities in Health Care Quality for Selected

Slide Presentation of the 2008 National Healthcare Disparities Report


Slide 7

Three Largest Disparities in Health Care Quality for Selected Groups

Slide 7. Text Description is below the image.

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

Group—Black

Measure—New AIDS cases per 100,000 population age 13 and over:

  • Relative rate 2005—10.4.
  • Relative rate 2008—9.4.

Measure—Hospital admissions for pediatric asthma per 100,000 population ages 2-17:

  • Relative rate 2005—4.0.

Measure—Hospital admissions for lower extremity amputations in patients with diabetes per 100,000 population:

  • Relative rate 2008—2.3.

Measure—Emergency department visits in which patients left without being seen.

  • Relative rate 2005—1.9.

Measure—Pregnant women who did not receive prenatal care in the first trimester.

  • Relative rate 2008—1.6.

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Current as of March 2009
Internet Citation: Slide 7: Three Largest Disparities in Health Care Quality for Selected: 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/dr08slide7.html