Slide 13: Core Measures Increasing for More Than One Racial and Ethnic
Slide Presentation of the 2008 National Healthcare Disparities Report
Core Measures Increasing for More Than One Racial and Ethnic Group
Table with four measures and the groups for which those measures are increasing.
Measure: Adults age 50 and over who received a colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, proctoscopy, or fecal occult blood test
Improving for Blacks, Asians, AI/ANs, and Hispanics
Topic: Mental health and substance abuse
Measure: Adults with a major depressive episode in the last 12 months who received treatment for depression in the last 12 months
Improving for Blacks and Hispanics
Topic: Respiratory diseases
Measure: Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination
Improving for Blacks and Asians
Topic: Patient centeredness
Measure: Adults with poor provider-patient communication
Increasing for Blacks and Asians
Note: A complete table of the disparities that worsened for specific populations can be found in Chapter 4, Priority Populations.