Table 13_2_4-1

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 13_2_4.1
Hospital patients with heart attack who received fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival, United States, 2005 and 2007
  20072005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 50.00.837.90.5
GenderMale53.30.941.10.6
Female42.01.431.10.8
RaceWhite51.80.938.70.5
Black44.52.927.71.5
Hispanic43.22.036.81.4
Native AmericanDSUDSU42.99.5
Asian55.54.843.93.3
AgeUnder 6553.31.041.40.6
65–7448.11.836.61.0
75–8440.02.131.41.1
85 and over42.93.523.61.7

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

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 13_2_4-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/13_timeliness/T13_2_4-1.html