Table 9_1_12-2

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_12.2
Long-stay nursing home residents who lose too much weight, by race/ethnicity,a United States, 2006b
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
WhiteBlackAI/ANAPI
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total9.00.09.10.08.90.19.30.58.30.37.80.1
Agea0–647.70.17.70.17.90.27.60.85.50.57.20.3
65–748.90.18.90.19.20.28.81.08.80.78.00.3
75–849.20.19.30.19.20.210.10.98.70.57.70.3
85 and over9.20.19.30.19.30.210.50.99.10.48.10.3
GenderaMale9.10.19.30.18.80.18.40.78.10.47.60.2
Female8.90.09.00.09.00.110.00.68.40.37.80.2

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_12-2: 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_12-2.html