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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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The 2006 National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR) tracks disparities in both quality of and access to health care in the United States for both the general population and for AHRQ's congressionally designated priority populations.

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2006 National Healthcare Disparities Report—At A Glance
Key Themes and Highlights From the National Healthcare Disparities Report
Chapter 1. Introduction and Methods
Chapter 2. Quality of Health Care
       End Stage Renal Disease
       Heart Disease
       HIV and AIDS
       Mental Health and Substance Abuse
       Respiratory Diseases
       Nursing Home, Home Health, and Hospice Care
    Patient Safety
    Patient Centeredness
Chapter 3. Access to Health Care
    Facilitators and Barriers to Health Care
    Health Care Utilization
Chapter 4. Priority Populations
    Racial and Ethnic Minorities
    Low Income Groups
    Residents of Rural Areas
    Individuals With Special Health Care Needs
Core Measures, Data Sources, and Availability for Select Groups

AHRQ Publication No. 07-0012
Current as of December 2006



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