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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2003

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Racial and Ethnic Differences in Effectiveness of Care: HIV/AIDS

Measure Racial Difference[1] Ethnic Difference[2]
  Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN >1 Race NHB Hispanic
AIDS Prevention
New AIDS cases per 100,000 population 13 and over[3] *3 Selected population receives better qaulity care than the comparison population3 Selected population receives worse quality care than the comparison population   Selected population receives worse quality care than the comparison population Selected population receives worse quality care than the comparison population
Management of HIV/AIDS
HIV-infection deaths per 100,000 population[4] Selected population receives worse quality care than the comparison population Selected population receives better qaulity care than the comparison population4 Selected population and comparison population receive about same quality of health care   Selected population receives worse quality care than the comparison population Selected population receives worse quality care than the comparison population

Socioeconomic Differences in Effectiveness of Care: HIV/AIDS

Measure Income Difference[1] Educational Difference[2] Insurance Difference[3]
  <100% 100-199% 200-399% <HS HS Grad Uninsured
Management of HIV/AIDS
HIV-infection deaths per 100,000 population4       Selected population receives worse quality care than the comparison population Selected population receives worse quality care than the comparison population  
Key to Quality of Health Care Tables
Selected population and comparison population receive about same quality of health care: Selected population and comparison population receive about same quality of health care
Selected population receives better qaulity care than the comparison population: Selected population receives better quality care than the comparison population
Selected population receives worse quality care than the comparison population: Selected population receives worse quality care than the comparison population
Data are collected but do not meet criteria for statistical reliability: Data are collected but do not meet criteria for statistical reliability

[1] Compared with whites.

[2] Compared with non-Hispanic whites.

[3] Source: CDC, 2000. This source categorizes race/ethnicity very differently from other sources. Race/ethnicity information is categorized as a single item: Non-Hispanic white, Non-Hispanic black, Hispanic, Asian or Pacific Islander. These contrasts compare each group with non-Hispanic whites. An * is inserted in the Black column to indicate that estimates for this group could not be produced.

[4] Source: NVSS-M, 2000. This source did not collect information on Asians and NHOPIs separately but in aggregate as Asian or Pacific Islander. This source did not collect information for >1 race.

[5] Compared with persons with family incomes 400% of federal poverty thresholds or above.

[6] Compared with persons with any college education.

[7] Compared with person under 65 with any private health insurance.

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