Table 14_3_1-1

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 14_3_1.1
Pharmacist distribution and rate per 100,000 population, United States, 2006-2008
  200820072006
  PopulationPharmacistPopulationPharmacistPopulationPharmacist
Population groupPercent aPercent bRate cPercent aPercent bRate cPercent aPercent bRate c
Total 100.0100.089.3100.0100.088.4100.0100.087.6
RaceSingle race         
  White75.177.291.873.977.692.873.976.891.0
  Black12.46.244.512.44.431.212.45.136.1
  Asian4.414.4292.54.415.4309.14.416.2323.7
  AI/AN0.80.328.80.80.221.80.80.221.4
  NHOPI0.10.155.70.10.169.00.10.015.6
  Other4.91.018.06.21.419.76.30.912.3
Multiple races2.30.831.92.21.039.72.00.836.0
EthnicityNon-Hispanic         
   All races84.696.3101.685.096.4100.385.296.699.3
  White65.474.3101.465.875.1100.966.274.498.5
  Black12.16.245.612.14.431.812.25.036.0
Hispanic, all races15.43.721.615.03.621.214.83.420.1
RegionNortheast18.118.390.318.120.8101.418.319.794.6
Midwest21.923.796.722.024.096.222.123.593.2
South36.737.891.936.635.485.436.436.788.2
West23.320.277.323.219.975.623.220.075.8

a Percent distribution of population in the United States.

b Percent distribution of pharmacists in the United States.

c Rate of pharmacists per 100,000 population.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.

Source: U.S. Census, American Community Survey.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 14_3_1-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/14_patientcenteredness/T14_3_1-1.html