T6_4_14_1_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 6_4_14.1_1
Children ages 2-19 with hospital emergency department visit for asthma per 10,000 population, United States, 2005-2007
  2005-2007
Population groupNumber of visits (in thousands)RateSE
Total 1,797,65881.36.1
GenderFemale822,53676.26.9
 Male975,12286.27.8
RaceAI/AN onlyDSUDSUDSU
Asian onlyDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSU
Black only684,984200.821.0
White only1,062,61462.96.1
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityHispanic, all races403,33693.514.4
Non-Hispanic, all races1,394,32278.46.4
  Non-Hispanic, Black646,268199.221.4
  Non-Hispanic, White708,93454.86.2
Health insuranceInsured1,485,36675.45.7
Private644,05247.35.1
Public841,314138.214.0
Uninsured179,69674.814.3

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T6_4_14_1_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/nhqrdr11/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_4_14_1_1.html