Table 9_1_14-1

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_14.1
Short-stay nursing home residents with delirium, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total2.90.03.40.0
Ageb0–642.50.12.60.1
65–742.60.13.00.1
75–843.10.03.50.0
85 and over3.50.04.00.0
GenderbMale3.10.03.60.0
Female2.80.03.30.0
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White3.00.03.50.0
Non-Hispanic, Black2.60.13.10.1
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN3.30.33.80.3
Non-Hispanic, API2.10.12.10.1
Hispanic, all races1.80.12.20.1

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_14-1: 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_14-1.html