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Women's Health Care in the United States: Selected Findings From the 2004 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports, Fact Sheet


Description

Using selected measures from the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) and the National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR), this fact sheet describes disparities in the health care received by women.

This fact sheet addresses the following topics:

  • Key findings
  • Disparities in women's health care
    • Types of disparities
      • Gender disparities
      • Racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities
  • Disparities in quality and safety
    • Cancer screening
    • Treatment of heart attack
    • Postoperative complications
  • Trends in care over time
    • Overall quality of care for women
    • Trends and variation in quality and access
      • Early prenatal care
      • Insurance coverage
  • Looking toward the future
    • Database development
    • NHQR/NHDR women's supplement
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.ahrq.gov/nhqrdr2010women
The PDF version of this tool is available at: http://www.ahrq.gov/nhqrdr2010women.pdf (If you don't have the software to open this PDF, download free Adobe Acrobat ReaderĀ® software External Web Site Policy.)

Developer

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Funding Sources

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


QualityTool Topic

benchmarking/comparative data


History

  • Release Date: 05/2005
  • Original Summary: 06/2005
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Last updated: October 09, 2013.