Table 10-2

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 10.2
Change in disparities over timea for measures where Asians received worse health care than Whites in most recent year
MeasurebMost recent yearChange in disparities
Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination2010Narrowing
Hospital patients with pneumonia who received influenza screening or vaccination2010Narrowing
Hospital patients with pneumonia who received pneumococcal screening or vaccination2010Narrowing
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, age 65 and over2008Narrowing
Women ages 50-74 who received a mammogram in the last 2 years2010Same
Women under age 70 treated for breast cancer with breast-conserving surgery who received radiation therapy to the breast within 1 year of diagnosis2009Same
Women ages 21-65 who received a Pap smear in the last 3 years2010Same
Adults age 50 and over who ever received a colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, or proctoscopy2008Same
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with coronary artery bypass surgery, age 40 and over2008Same
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance2008Same
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries2008Same
Children for whom a health provider gave advice within the past 2 years about how smoking in the house can be bad for a child2009Same
Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who reported ever being screened for osteoporosis with a bone mass or bone density measurement2008Same
Long-stay nursing home residents who received influenza vaccination during the flu season2009Same
Short-stay nursing home residents who received influenza vaccination during the flu season2009Same
Long-stay nursing home residents who were assessed for pneumococcal vaccination2010Same
Short-stay nursing home residents who were assessed for pneumococcal vaccination2010Same
Long-stay nursing home residents with physical restraints2010Same
Short-stay nursing home residents with pressure sores2010Same
Hospice patients who received the right amount of medicine for pain2011Same
Hospice patients who received care consistent with their stated end-of-life wishes2011Same
Family caregivers who did not want more information about what to expect while the patient was dying2011Same
Adult surgery patients who had prophylactic antibiotics discontinued within 24 hours after surgery end time2010Same
Postoperative respiratory failure per 1,000 elective surgical hospital discharges, adults age 18 and over2008Same
Iatrogenic pneumothorax per 1,000 discharges, adults age 18 and over2008Same
Adults who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got appointments for routine care as soon as wanted2009Same
Children who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got appointments for routine care as soon as wanted2009Same
Adults who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got care as soon as wanted2009Same
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them2009Same
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand2009Same
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them2009Same
Rating of health care by adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months (0-6)2009Same
Adults age 65 and over with any private health insurance2010Same
People with a usual primary care provider2009Same
End stage renal disease due to diabetes per million population2009Growing
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination2010Growing
Hospice patients who received the right amount of help for feelings of anxiety or sadness2011Growing

a. Annual rate of change within each subgroup is estimated using linear regression model. Change in disparities is the difference in the annual rate of change between subgroup and reference group. See Chapter 10, Priority Populations, in the 2012 National Healthcare Disparities Report for reference.
b. Includes measures where subgroup received worse health care than reference group in most recent year.

Source: Database for the National Healthcare Quality Report and National Healthcare Disparities Report.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table 10-2: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/10_prioritypopulations/T10-2.html