T6_4_14_3_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_14.3_1
Children ages 10-19 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 749,65559.85.7
GenderFemale406,56266.48.0
 Male343,09353.58.0
RaceAI/AN onlyDSUDSUDSU
Asian onlyDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSU
Black only290,076147.021.2
White only447,87946.76.2
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityHispanic, all races146,58264.913.8
Non-Hispanic, all races603,07358.76.2
Non-Hispanic, Black274,451146.121.4
Non-Hispanic, White320,43742.66.7
Health insuranceInsured612,69256.26.0
Private317,75339.86.3
Public294,939101.014.3
Uninsured110,29970.615.4

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.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T6_4_14_3_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_3_1.html