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2011 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 13_2_3.1
Hospital patients with heart attack who received percutaneous coronary intervention within 90 minutes of arrival, United States,a 2005-2009
Population groupNumberPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 55,05387.
AgeUnder 6535,63788.
85 and over2,44783.30.874.20.964.

a. 2009 data do not include data from the U.S. territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands); other years do not include Guam and U.S. Virgin Islands.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T13_2_3_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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