How to Describe the Health and Community Context for Comparative Performance Reports

Sample Language for Five Health Topics

This document developed by AIR gives examples and guidance on how to display contextual information about five health topics (asthma, breast cancer, cervical cancer, diabetes, and heart disease) to help consumers understand the importance of comparative quality reporting. The document includes national statistics as well as examples of how to describe this information at the community level, as it is most salient for consumers.