Table 5_2_3-1

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 5_2_3.1
Adult patients with HIV and CD4 count <50 who received Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) prophylaxis,a United States, 2003 and 2005
Population group20052003
Sample sizePercentSESample sizePercentSE
Total91587.11.195784.31.2
Age18–4462486.11.467285.61.4
45 and over29189.31.828581.42.3
RaceNon-Hispanic, White18783.42.719181.22.8
Non-Hispanic, Black54587.21.457385.51.5
Hispanic16790.42.317784.22.8
Other******
GenderMale66787.71.372484.31.4
Female23885.32.323384.52.4
Health insurancePrivate7390.43.56085.04.6
Medicaid/dual eligible36488.71.741086.81.7
Medicare15181.53.212782.73.4
Other/uninsured15988.12.615186.82.8

a For HIV patients having at least two CD4 tests < 50 during the year.

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

Key: MAC: Mycobacterium avium complex; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization and Markets, HIV Research Network.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 5_2_3-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/5_hiv_aids/T5_2_3-1.html