Table 18_1_2

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 18_1_2
Adults who did not receive a cholesterol check in the past 5 years, United States, 2005, 2007, and 2009
 200920072005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total22.50.223.90.226.60.2
RaceaWhite21.20.222.10.224.60.2
NHOPI30.23.028.73.234.83.3

a NHOPI includes people of mixed race who identified NHOPI to be the race that best represents their identity.

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 18_1_2: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/18_prioritypopulations/T18_1_2.html