Table 9_1_15-2

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_15.2
Short-stay nursing home residents with pressure sores, by race/ethnicity,a United States, 2006b
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
WhiteBlackAI/ANAPI
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total20.10.019.60.023.80.121.00.722.30.424.10.2
Agea0–6419.80.119.40.220.70.321.81.719.41.520.40.6
65–7419.20.118.70.121.40.321.11.319.00.820.80.4
75–8419.50.118.80.124.10.220.51.121.40.623.80.4
85 and over21.20.120.50.127.30.320.81.325.60.729.10.5
GenderaMale22.40.122.30.122.90.222.11.022.50.624.00.4
Female19.00.118.30.124.30.220.20.822.10.524.10.3

a Age, gender, and race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

b Data reflect care of 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_15-2: 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_15-2.html