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Slide 8: Three Largest Disparities in Health Care Quality for Selected

Slide Presentation of the 2008 National Healthcare Disparities Report


Slide 8

Three Largest Disparities in Health Care Quality for Selected Groups

Slide 8. Text Description is below the image.

A table displaying results for core measures for different ethnic groups. Measure and rate are relative to reference group, 2005 NHDR versus 2008 NHDR.

Group—Asian

Measure—People age 18 and over with serious mental illness who did not receive mental health treatment or counseling in the past year:

  • Relative rate 2005—1.6.

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

  • Relative rate 2008—2.1.

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

  • Relative rate 2005—1.6.

Measure—Children ages 2-17 who did not receive advice about physical activity:

  • Relative rate 2008—1.2.

Measure—Adults age 65 and over who did not ever receive pneumococcal vaccination:

  • Relative rate 2005—1.5.
  • Relative rate 2008—1.6.

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Current as of March 2009
Internet Citation: Slide 8: Three Largest Disparities in Health Care Quality for Selected: Slide Presentation of the 2008 National Healthcare Disparities Report . March 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhdr08/slides/dr08slide8.html