Table 8_2_9-2c

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_9.2c
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment, by race (foreign born only),a United States, 2004
Population groupTotalWhiteBlackAPI
NumberbPercentNumberbPercentNumberbPercentNumberbPercent
Total5,76681.32,44579.589883.62,42382.4
Age0–1735389.815590.112190.37788.5
18–443,23380.41,44177.960883.61,18482.0
45–641,39181.553980.613279.072082.8
65 and over78981.231080.1**44282.0
GenderMale3,31879.61,50976.151684.01,29382.4
Female2,44883.793685.638283.01,13082.5
EthnicityHispanic2,21979.12,14079.05885.3**
Non-Hispanic3,54782.730582.784083.52,40282.5

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.

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

Key: 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_9-2c: 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_9-2c.html