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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 1.2. Availability of measures of effectiveness of health care with comparable data for 2000 and 2001 for different racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups

Measure Data Source Black Hispanic Asian or API AI/AN Poor
Rate of late stage breast cancer (Stage II and higher) among women age 40 and over SEER  
Rate of invasive cervical cancer among women age 20 and over SEER  
Rate of late stage colorectal cancer (regional and distant) among people age 50 and over SEER  
Dialysis patients registered on the waiting list for transplantation USRDS  
Persons receiving a kidney transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure USRDS  
Adults with diabetes who had a hemoglobin A1c measurement at least once in past year MEPS    
Adults with diabetes who had a lipid profile in past 2 years MEPS    
Adults with diabetes who had a retinal eye examination in past year MEPS    
Adults with diabetes who had a foot examination in past year MEPS    
Adults with diabetes who had an influenza immunization in past year MEPS    
Smokers receiving advice to quit smoking MEPS    
New AIDS cases among persons ages 13 and over CDC AIDS
Surveillance
 
Pregnant women receiving prenatal care in first trimester NVSS-N  
Live-born infants with low birthweight (<2,500 grams) NVSS-N  
Live-born infants with very low birthweight (<1,500 grams) NVSS-N  
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, all NVSS-N  
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, birthweight >2,499 grams NVSS-N  
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, birthweight 1,500-2,499 grams NVSS-N  
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, birthweight <1,500 grams NVSS-N  
Maternal deaths per 100,000 live births NVSS-N      
Children 19-35 months who received all recommended vaccinations NIS
Children 19-35 months who received 4 doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTaP) vaccine NIS
Children 19-35 months who received 3 doses of polio vaccine NIS
Children 19-35 months who received 1 dose of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine NIS
Children 19-35 months who received 3 doses of H. influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine NIS
Children 19-35 months who received 3 doses of hepatitis B vaccine NIS
Children 19-35 months who received 1 dose of varicella vaccine NIS
Adolescents (13-15) who received 3 or more doses of hepatitis B vaccine NHIS    
Adolescents (13-15) who received 2 or more doses of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine NHIS    
Adolescents (13-15) who received 1 or more doses of diphtheria-tetanus booster NHIS    
Adolescents (13-15) who received 1 or more doses of varicella vaccine NHIS    
Children 2-17 with a dental visit MEPS  
High risk persons 18-64 who received influenza vaccine in past year NHIS
People 65 and over who received influenza vaccine in the past year NHIS  
High risk persons 18-64 who ever received pneumococcal vaccination NHIS    
People 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination NHIS  
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population under 18 NHDS        
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population 18 and over NHDS        

√ Indicates that reliable data on measure are available for this group and included in summary across measures of access for this group.
Key: API=Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN=American Indian or Alaska Native; Poor=Individuals with household incomes <100% of Federal poverty thresholds.

 

 

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