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
85 and over9.
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White9.
Non-Hispanic, Black8.
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN9.
Non-Hispanic, API8.
Hispanic, all races7.

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.