T13_2_4_1

2011 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,a 2005-2009
  20092008200720062005
Population groupNumberPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 1,64654.41.249.40.9750.00.842.10.637.90.5
GenderMale1,18056.31.452.11.1553.30.945.20.741.10.6
Female46649.82.343.01.7542.01.434.61.031.10.8
Race/ethnicityWhite1,16855.71.551.01.1751.80.943.60.738.70.5
Black15646.84.037.83.3044.52.932.62.027.71.5
Hispanic19952.83.547.62.3343.22.037.81.636.81.4
AI/ANDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Asian5858.66.548.25.5255.54.845.53.943.93.3
AgeUnder 651,07255.31.552.51.2453.31.046.00.841.40.6
65-7430756.72.848.02.1148.11.841.01.336.61.0
75-8417547.43.843.52.6740.02.132.51.531.41.1
85 and over9250.05.234.53.9242.93.527.52.223.61.7

a. 2009 data do not include data from the U.S. territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands); other years do not include Guam and U.S. Virgin Islands.

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

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

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

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T13_2_4_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/13_timeliness/T13_2_4_1.html