Table 13_2_4-1

2010 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, 2005-2008
  2008200720062005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.400.9750.00.842.10.637.90.5
GenderMale52.121.1553.30.945.20.741.10.6
Female42.981.7542.01.434.61.031.10.8
RaceWhite50.961.1751.80.943.60.738.70.5
Black37.793.3044.52.932.62.027.71.5
Hispanic47.612.3343.22.037.81.636.81.4
AI/ANDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian48.195.5255.54.845.53.943.93.3
AgeUnder 6552.491.2453.31.046.00.841.40.6
65-7448.042.1148.11.841.01.336.61.0
75-8443.482.6740.02.132.51.531.41.1
85 and over34.463.9242.93.527.52.223.61.7

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 13_2_4-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/13_timeliness/T13_2_4-1.html