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
45 and over89.31.892.93.589.02.384.15.6**
Health insurancePrivate90.43.5**91.34.2****
Medicaid/dual eligible88.71.784.15.688.**

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.