Table 5_2_3-2a

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_3.2a
Adult patients with HIV and CD4 count <50 who received Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) prophylaxis,a by race/ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-Hispanic, WhiteNon-Hispanic, BlackHispanicOther
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total87.11.183.42.787.21.490.42.3**
Age18–4486.11.479.43.586.31.892.72.4**
45 and over89.31.892.93.589.02.384.15.6**
GenderMale87.71.383.32.988.11.792.22.5**
Female85.32.3**84.92.787.05.0**
Health insurancePrivate90.43.5**91.34.2****
Medicaid/dual eligible88.71.784.15.688.22.192.63.2**
Medicare81.53.275.06.384.94.2****
Other/uninsured88.12.683.35.887.73.794.34.0**

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_3-2a: 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_3-2a.html