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
NumberbPercentNumberbPercentNumberbPercentNumberbPercentNumberbPercent
Total5,76681.33,54782.730582.784083.52,21979.1
Age0–1735389.820989.3**11189.514490.6
18–443,23380.41,87382.412380.457783.71,36077.8
45–641,39181.591482.97987.812078.947779.1
65 and over78981.255181.37979.0**23881.0
GenderMale3,31879.61,92982.616779.948284.11,38975.8
Female2,44883.71,61882.813886.335882.783085.5

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).

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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_2_9-2d.html