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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 202
Hospital patients age 18 and over who reported "No" to having good communication about discharge information, United States, 2006
Population group Percent SE
Total   22.9 0.1
Race White only 22.9 0.4
Black only 23.9 0.5
Asian only 23.0 0.6
NHOPI only 20.1 1.2
AI/AN only 21.1 0.9
Multiple races 22.5 0.7
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 21.9 0.2
Non-Hispanic, all races 22.8 0.2
Educationa Less than high school 21.8 0.2
High school graduate 22.8 0.2
At least some college 23.0 0.2
Language at home English 23.1 0.3
Spanish 19.9 0.4
Other 20.9 0.6

a Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, National CAHPS Benchmarking Database.


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