Table 9_1_16-1

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_16.1
Long-stay nursing home residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season, United States, 2006a
Population group2006
85 and over89.10.0
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White86.60.0
Non-Hispanic, Black79.80.1
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN85.80.4
Non-Hispanic, API83.00.2
Hispanic, all races80.30.2

a Data reflect care for the flu season (October - March) each 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_16-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.