Table 9_1_11-2

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 9_1_11.2
Long-stay nursing home residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased, by race/ethnicity,a United States, 2006b
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
WhiteBlackAI/ANAPI
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total16.50.016.80.015.30.114.40.513.30.314.60.2
Agea0–6411.40.111.70.111.10.211.10.98.00.610.10.3
65–7415.70.116.00.115.10.214.71.113.40.814.40.4
75–8417.40.117.50.117.20.214.30.913.90.516.00.3
85 and over17.60.117.60.117.50.217.01.014.70.516.60.4
GenderaMale16.20.116.90.114.30.214.40.812.90.513.70.3
Female16.60.016.70.116.00.114.30.613.60.415.40.2

a Age, gender, and race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

b Data reflect care for the third quarter of each calendar year.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Minimum Data Set.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 9_1_11-2: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/9_nursinghome_homehealth_hospice/T9_1_11-2.html