2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports provide a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care and disparities in health care in the United States. They are organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Detailed Methods

This appendix provides detailed methodological and statistical information about the following selected databases and surveys analyzed for the 2012 reports:

Page last reviewed May 2013
Internet Citation: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. May 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/methods/index.html