T8_2_8_2c

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 8_2_8.2c
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment, by race, for foreign born only,a United States, 2007
  TotalWhiteBlackAPI
Population groupNumberbPercentSEcNumberbPercentSEcNumberbPercentSEcNumberbPercentSEc
Total 5,81183.40.452,38881.80.7189187.51.0362,53283.50.6741
Age0-1730792.21.4712291.02.479992.52.5468693.52.5705
18-443,12583.80.601,39280.70.9556287.71.2971,17185.90.9426
45-641,51883.00.8855183.11.4618086.12.39378782.21.2362
65 and over86180.11.2232381.61.955082.04.9248879.01.6388
GenderMale3,36982.00.601,51479.50.9348387.71.41,37283.00.9239
Female2,44285.40.6687486.21.0840887.41.5361,16084.10.9846
EthnicityHispanic2,16381.90.752,08281.60.777293.52.809DSUDSUDSU
Non-Hispanic3,64884.30.5530683.61.9481987.01.0962,52383.50.6753

a. Only cases with known age, sex, race, and ethnicity are shown in this table. Since 2004, the calculation of completion of therapy has changed. Estimates are only for cases completing therapy.

b. Numbers shown are only for cases completing therapy within 12 months.

c. Standard errors were calculated assuming simple random sampling.

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

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National TB Surveillance System.

 

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