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
Population groupNumberbPercentSEcNumberbPercentSEcNumberbPercentSEcNumberbPercentSEc
Total 5,81183.40.452,38881.80.7189187.51.0362,53283.50.6741
65 and over86180.11.2232381.61.955082.04.9248879.01.6388

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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Internet Citation: T8_2_8_2c: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_2_8_2c.html