Table 8_2_8-1

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 8_2_8.1
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment,a United States, 2000-2006
  2006200520042003200220012000
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 83.50.382.80.382.30.381.80.380.90.380.50.380.20.3
Age0-1792.00.991.40.990.10.990.40.989.70.988.21.089.80.9
18-4482.30.582.20.580.90.580.50.579.70.578.90.578.20.5
45-6483.40.681.90.681.60.681.20.681.00.680.50.680.40.6
65 and over83.00.981.60.983.40.882.40.879.60.881.40.881.10.8
RaceBlack83.30.683.60.682.90.682.20.680.80.681.30.680.60.6
White83.00.583.00.581.50.581.60.581.00.580.00.580.60.5
Other84.30.681.40.783.20.781.90.780.90.780.50.779.20.7
GenderMale82.20.482.00.480.80.481.30.480.00.479.80.580.10.5
Female85.50.584.10.584.60.582.70.582.30.581.80.480.40.4
EthnicityHispanic81.80.682.50.680.00.780.50.779.50.778.50.779.80.7
Non-Hispanic84.20.482.90.483.30.482.40.481.40.481.20.480.40.4

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.

bStandard errors were calculated using square root of (p(1-p)/n), where p is the population proportion and n is the sample size.

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

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_8-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_2_8-1.html