Table 8_2_9-2b

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_9.2b
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment,a by ethnicity, United States, 2004
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
NumberbPercentNumberbPercentNumberbPercentNumberbPercentNumberbPercent
Total10,41881.97,44082.91,85983.52,89282.42,97879.6
Age0–1799289.954589.98192.031388.944789.8
18–444,70480.43,12282.049081.51,35381.91,58277.5
45–643,00581.22,38582.069983.890680.062078.3
65 and over1,71783.11,38883.758983.732086.532980.4
GenderMale6,21680.44,40782.21,20683.21,74981.21,80976.3
Female4,20284.23,03383.865383.91,14384.41,16985.5

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.

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

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_9-2b: 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_9-2b.html