Table 8_3_3-1

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_3_3.1
People ages 5–56 with persistent asthma who were prescribed medications acceptable as primary therapy for long-term control of asthma, United States, 2005 and 2007
Population group20072005
Number of health plansPercentSENumber of health plansPercentSE

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: National Committee for Quality Assurance, Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 8_3_3-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.