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 5_2_3.2
Adult patients with HIV and at least two CD4 counts of 50 or less who received Mycobacterium avium complex prophylaxis during the year,a by race/ethnicity, United States, 2008
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
45 and over90.11.784.
Health insurancePrivate86.44.5DSUDSU88.25.6DSUDSU
Medicare/dual eligible92.12.1DSUDSU91.82.6DSUDSU
Ryan White Program/uninsured88.52.485.

a. Denominator includes adult HIV patients who were treated in an HIV Research Network medical practice site that does not specialize in pediatric patients. Patients included were "in care" and had at least two CD4 cell counts of 50 or less during the year. "In care" is defined as having at least one CD4 test and at least one outpatient visit during the year.

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

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, HIV Research Network.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T5_2_3_2: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/5_hiv_aids/T5_2_3_2.html