Table 12_4_7-2a

2009 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 12_4_7.2a
Visits to physician offices, hospital outpatient departments, and hospital emergency departments for adverse effects of medical care per 1,000 population,a by race, United States, 2006–2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 34.62.337.04.029.83.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0–1713.81.914.33.017.87.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18–4422.92.324.34.020.14.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45–6444.04.145.76.736.810.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over93.99.896.315.3101.329.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale25.82.227.53.523.76.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female43.13.246.45.635.04.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationMSA36.12.8DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Non-MSA27.44.6DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA

a Rates were computed using 2000-based postcensal estimates of the civilian noninstitutionalized population as of July 1.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: MSA: metropolitan statistical area; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 12_4_7-2a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/12_patientsafety/T12_4_7-2a.html