Table 8_2_8-2b

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 8_2_8.2b
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment,a by ethnicity, United States, 2005
  TotalAll racesWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 82.80.382.90.483.70.883.60.682.50.6
65 and over81.60.981.80.982.21.587.51.780.82.1

a Only cases with known age, sex, race, and ethnicity are shown in this table. Since 2004, the calculation of completion of therapy has been changed. Estimates are only for cases completing therapy within 12 months. Standard error was calculated assuming simple random sampling.

Key: SE: standard error.

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


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_8-2b: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.