Table 8_2_9-2d

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_9.2d
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment, by ethnicity (foreign born only),a United States, 2004
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
65 and over78981.255181.37979.0**23881.0

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).

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


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_9-2d: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.