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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2003—Full Report

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The 2003 National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR) tracks disparities in both quality of and access to health care in the United States for both the general population and for AHRQ's congressionally designated priority populations.


Contents

Executive Summary
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Methods
Chapter 3. Quality of Health Care
  Effectiveness
     Cancer
     Chronic Kidney Disease
     Diabetes
     Heart Disease
     HIV and AIDS
     Maternal and Child Health
     Mental Health
     Respiratory Diseases
     Long Term Care
  Patient Safety
  Timeliness
     Patient Perceptions of Inadequate Access and Need
  Patient Centeredness
  Equity
Chapter 4. Access of Health Care
Chapter 5. Priority Populations
  Women
  Children
  Elderly
  Racial and Ethnic Subpopulations
  Rural Populations
  Individuals with Special Health Care Needs
  Children with Special Health Care Needs
  Persons with Disabilities
  Persons Who Utilize Long-Term Care
  Persons at the End of Life
Chapter 6. Conclusions
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Appendixes
A. Data Sources
B. Detailed Methods
C. Measure Specifications
D. Data Tables

 

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