Table 9_1_15-1

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_15.1
Short-stay nursing home residents with pressure sores, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total20.10.021.20.0
Ageb0–6419.80.121.40.2
65–7419.20.120.10.1
75–8419.50.120.50.1
85 and over21.20.122.10.1
GenderbMale22.40.123.40.1
Female19.00.120.10.1
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White19.60.020.60.0
Non-Hispanic, Black23.80.125.00.1
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN21.00.722.40.7
Non-Hispanic, API22.30.422.70.4
Hispanic, all races24.10.224.70.2

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_15-1: 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_15-1.html