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Table 5_2_2-1

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 5_2_2.1
Adult patients with HIV and CD4 count <200 who received Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) prophylaxis,a United States, 2003 and 2005
Population group20052003
Sample sizePercentSESample sizePercentSE
45 and over1,22790.20.81,18583.51.1
RaceNon-Hispanic, White78891.11.082883.51.3
Non-Hispanic, Black1,55890.60.7����� 1,55883.11.0
Health insurancePrivate28690.61.725681.62.4
Medicaid/dual eligible1,18390.00.91,33086.60.9

a For HIV patients having at least two CD4 tests < 200 during the year.

Key: PCP: Pneumocystis pneumonia; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, HIV Research Network.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 5_2_2-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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