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Slide 9: Three Largest Disparities in Health Care Quality for Selected

Slide Presentation of the 2008 National Healthcare Disparities Report


Slide 9

Three Largest Disparities in Health Care Quality for Selected Groups

Slide 9. 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—American Indians or Alaska Natives (AI/ANs)

Measure—Pregnant women who did not receive prenatal care in the first trimester:

  • Relative rate 2005—2.1.
  • Relative rate 2008—2.1.

Measure—Composite: Adults who reported poor communication with health providers:

  • Relative rate 2005—1.8.

Measure—Adults age 50 and over who received colorectal cancer screening

  • Relative rate 2008—1.4.

Measure—Children ages 2-17 with no advice about physical activity:

  • Relative rate 2005—1.3.

Measure—Home health care patients who were admitted to the hospital:

  • Relative rate 2005—1.3.

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Current as of March 2009
Internet Citation: Slide 9: 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/dr08slide9.html