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Table 8_2_9-1

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 8_2_9.1
Patients with tuberculosis who completed a curative course of treatment within 1 year of initiation of treatment,a United States, 1998 and 2004
Population group20041998
NumberPercentbNumberPercentb
Total10,41881.912,50179.1
Age0–1799289.91,07887.4
18–444,70480.45,44876.6
45–643,00581.23,43779.1
65 and over1,71783.12,53881.4
RaceBlack2,96882.43,92477.2
White4,73481.15,70379.8
Other2,71682.72,87480.3
GenderMale6,21680.47,67878.5
Female4,20280.44,82280.1
EthnicityHispanic2,97879.62,87678.7
Non-Hispanic7,44082.99,61779.2

a Only cases with known age, sex, race, and ethnicity are shown in this table. Since 2004, the calculation of completion of therapy (COT) has been changed.

b Numbers shown are only for cases completing therapy within 12 months.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National TB Surveillance System.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_9-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_2_9-1.html

 

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