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Table 5_2_3-1

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_3.1
Adult patients with HIV and CD4 count <50 who received Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) prophylaxis,a United States, 2003 and 2005
Population group20052003
Sample sizePercentSESample sizePercentSE
45 and over29189.31.828581.42.3
RaceNon-Hispanic, White18783.42.719181.22.8
Non-Hispanic, Black54587.21.457385.51.5
Health insurancePrivate7390.43.56085.04.6
Medicaid/dual eligible36488.71.741086.81.7

a For HIV patients having at least two CD4 tests < 50 during the year.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: MAC: Mycobacterium avium complex; 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_3-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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