Table 9_1_12-1

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 9_1_12.1
Long-stay nursing home residents who lose too much weight, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total9.00.09.20.0
Ageb0–647.70.17.90.1
65–748.90.19.10.1
75–849.20.19.40.1
85 and over9.20.19.40.1
GenderbMale9.10.19.30.1
Female8.90.09.10.0
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White9.10.09.30.0
Non-Hispanic, Black8.90.19.00.1
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN9.30.58.90.4
Non-Hispanic, API8.30.39.20.3
Hispanic, all races7.80.18.10.2

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

b Excludes records with unknown age, gender, and race/ethnicity.

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_12-1: 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_12-1.html