T5_2_5_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 5_2_5.1
Adult patients with HIV and at least one CD4 cell count of 350 or less who received highly active antiretroviral therapy during the year,a United States, 2007-2008
  20082007
Population groupSample sizePercentSEPercentSE
Total 9,17288.90.382.00.4
Age18-444,51587.60.579.50.6
45 and over4,65790.30.484.80.6
Race/ethnicityNon-Hispanic, White2,15989.40.784.80.8
Non-Hispanic, Black4,71688.10.581.50.6
Hispanic2,05190.70.680.80.9
Other14991.32.379.43.2
GenderMale6,64089.60.483.40.5
Female2,53287.30.778.30.8
Health insurancePrivate97387.91.081.91.2
Medicaid3,85489.40.581.60.7
Medicare/dual eligible1,70991.70.786.70.9
Ryan White Program/uninsured2,29887.00.779.20.9

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 one CD4 cell count of 350 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.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T5_2_5_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/nhqrdr11/5_hiv_aids/T5_2_5_1.html