Table 15_1_6-1

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 15_1_6.1
Outpatient visits per 100 population,a by race, United States, 2005–2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
RateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total352.910.6370.512.0301.016.9301.233.2726.2204.1180.026.876.58.6
Age0–17283.415.0302.917.3227.024.7304.043.0478.2120.8142.227.980.611.2
18–44248.19.0260.610.4230.014.4167.317.2**127.025.853.810.0
45–64404.312.9413.014.3393.125.0343.156.9**220.541.396.917.8
65 and over718.228.8720.730.7678.347.9867.4137.6**550.2106.1137.334.2
GenderFemale407.012.3427.313.9356.120.0327.034.9964.1269.0214.834.585.710.9
Male296.59.6312.310.9237.516.0273.633.9**144.725.366.910.0
Residence locationMSA364.012.6DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Non-MSA295.638.0DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA

a Year 2005 and 2006 rates use U.S. Census Bureau estimates of the civilian noninstitutionalized population as of July 1, 2005 and July 1, 2006 and are based on data from Census 2000.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; MSA: metropolitan statistical area; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 15_1_6-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/15_healthcareutilization/T15_1_6-1.html