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Selected Findings on Child and Adolescent Health Care

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2004 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports: Detailed Appendix Tables* With Data on Child and Adolescent Health Care Quality and Access

Quality of Care

Measure Category NHQR Tables NHDR Tables
Effectiveness
Cancer 1.8 5
End stage renal disease 1.27-1.28 22-23
Heart disease 1.48 33
HIV and AIDS 1.54-1.55 34-35
Maternal and child health:
   Maternity care
   Immunizations
   Overweight prevention
   Dental health
   Vision health
   Passive smoking
   Gastroenteritis management

1.57-1.59
1.60-1.64
1.67-1.69
1.65
1.70
1.71
1.66

36-43
44-54
56-58
65
59
60
55
Mental health 1.77 66
Respiratory diseases 1.91, 1.93 75-76, 78, 220
Patient Safety
Birth-related trauma 2.1, 2.22 114-116
Potentially avoidable deaths 2.2-2.3 118-119
Transfusion reactions 2.4  
Nosocomial infections 2.7, 2.11, 2.17, 2.25 101
Complications of care 2.5, 2.8-2.9 108-113
Injuries or adverse events due to technical errors 2.10, 2.13-2.16, 2.18-2.19 103-106, 110-112
Timeliness
Getting an appointment when wanted 3.4, 3.6 225A/B/C-226A/B/C
Emergency department waits 3.7-3.8  
Patient Centeredness 4.2, 4.8 228A/B/C-231A/B/C, 237
Overall Measures 5.2 232A/B/C

Access to Care

Measure Category NHQR Tables NHDR Tables
Getting Into the Health Care System
Health insurance coverage   120-124, 238-239
Usual source of care 3.1 127-129, 131-132, 223, 240
Getting Care Within the Health Care System   141-143, 145-149, 241-242
Patient Perceptions of Care   150, 155
Health Care Utilization
General medical care   171-178
Avoidable admissions   190-191
Mental health care and substance abuse treatment   197-201
Ambulatory care   207-218

* For a detailed list of specific tables, by individual measure, go to: http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nhqrdrchapp.htm

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