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

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Slide 6

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—Hispanic compared with Non-Hispanic White

Measure—Adult perforated appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis:

  • Relative rate for earliest year in NHDR—1.06.
  • Relative rate for most recent year in NHDR—1.01.

Measure—Adults who can sometimes or never get care for illness or injury as soon as wanted:

  • Relative rate for earliest year in NHDR—2.00.
  • Relative rate for most recent year in NHDR—1.62.

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

  • Relative rate for earliest year in NHDR—1.28.
  • Relative rate for most recent year in NHDR—1.18.

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

  • Relative rate for earliest year in NHDR—3.64.
  • Relative rate for most recent year in NHDR—3.52.

Measure—Pregnant women receiving prenatal care in first trimester:

  • Relative rate for earliest year in NHDR—2.12.
  • Relative rate for most recent year in NHDR—2.03.

Group—Poor compared with High income

Measure—Adult perforated appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis:

  • Relative rate for earliest year in NHDR—3.47.
  • Relative rate for most recent year in NHDR—1.10.

Measure—Persons under age 65 with health insurance:

  • Relative rate for earliest year in NHDR—6.15.
  • Relative rate for most recent year in NHDR—4.86.

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