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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Figure H.1. Core Quality Measures for Which Members of Selected Group Experienced Better, Same, or Poorer Quality of Care Compared with Reference Group

Bar graph compares following groups:  Black vs. White (n=22): Better, 9%, Same, 18%, Worse, 73%; Asian vs. White (n=22): Better, 36%, Same, 32%, Worse, 32%; AI/AN  vs. White (n=22): Better, 14%, Same, 45%, Worse, 41%; Hispanic vs. Non-Hispanic White (n=22): Better, 18%, Same, 5%, Worse, 77%; Poor vs. High Income (n=17): Better, 6%, Same, 24%, Worse, 71%.

Better = Population received better quality of care than the reference group.
Same = Population and reference group received about the same quality of care.
Worse = Population received poorer quality of care than reference group.

Key: AI/AN=American Indian or Alaska Native.

Note: "Asian" includes "Asian or Pacific Islander" (API) when information is not collected separately for each group. Data presented are the most recent data available. Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding.

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