Table 8_2_9-2a

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 8_2_9.2a
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment,a by race, United States, 2004
Population groupTotalWhiteBlackAPIAI/AN
NumberbPercentNumberbPercentNumberbPercentNumberbPercentNumberbPercent
Total10,41881.94,73481.12,96882.42,59982.811781.3
Age0–1799289.951089.832789.314291.0**
18–444,70480.42,02178.51,39181.71,25482.3**
45–643,00581.21,29381.292480.174382.6**
65 and over1,71783.191082.432686.546082.3**
GenderMale6,21680.42,95078.91,79681.21,38982.68181.8
Female4,20284.21,78485.01,17284.41,21083.2**
EthnicityHispanic2,97879.62,87579.67682.62376.7**
Non-Hispanic7,44082.91,85983.52,89282.42,57682.911381.9

a Only cases with known age, sex, race, and ethnicity are shown in this table. Since 2004 the calculation of completion of therapy (COT) has been changed.

b Numbers shown are only for cases completing therapy within 12 months.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality (number of patients < 50).

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National TB Surveillance System.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_9-2a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_2_9-2a.html