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Slide Presentation of the 2007 National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR)

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Slide 5

Core Measures That Showed Reduction in Disparities, 2000-2001 to 2004-2005

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A chart displaying results for core measures for different ethnic groups.

Group—Black compared with White

Measure—Hemodialysis patients with adequate dialysis (urea reduction ratio 65% or greater):

  • Relative rate for earliest year in NHDR—1.29.
  • Relative rate for most recent year in NHDR—1.08.

Measure—New AIDS cases per 100,000 population age 13 and over:

  • Relative rate for earliest year in NHDR—10.4.
  • Relative rate for most recent year in NHDR—10.0.

Measure—Children 19-35 months who received all recommended vaccines:

  • Relative rate for earliest year in NHDR—1.31.
  • Relative rate for most recent year in NHDR—1.14.

Group—Asian compared with White

Measure—Persons who have a usual primary care provider:

  • Relative rate for earliest year in NHDR—1.40.
  • Relative rate for most recent year in NHDR—1.13.

Measure—Children 19-35 months who received all recommended vaccines:

  • Relative rate for earliest year in NHDR—1.21.
  • Relative rate for most recent year in NHDR—1.12.

Measure—Tuberculosis patients who completed a curative course of treatment within 12 months of initiation of treatment:

  • Relative rate for earliest year in NHDR—1.09.
  • Relative rate for most recent year in NHDR—.97.

Group—American Indian or Alaska Native (AI/AN) compared with White

Measure—High-risk short-stay nursing home residents who developed pressure sores:

  • Relative rate for earliest year in NHDR—1.15.
  • Relative rate for most recent year in NHDR—1.06.

Measure—High-risk long-stay nursing home residents who developed pressure sores:

  • Relative rate for earliest year in NHDR—1.17.
  • Relative rate for most recent year in NHDR—1.07.

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