Table 9_1_17-2

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_17.2
Short-stay nursing home residents given influenza vaccination during the flu season, by race/ethnicity,a United States, 2006b
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
WhiteBlackAI/ANAPI
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total74.90.176.30.165.50.273.80.871.80.569.60.3
Agea0–6466.20.268.50.258.90.468.42.065.41.864.40.8
65–7471.90.173.60.163.90.372.01.667.61.168.10.6
75–8475.10.176.20.166.70.375.41.372.20.770.10.5
85 and over78.10.178.90.170.20.377.31.675.20.872.80.5
GenderaMale72.80.174.30.163.90.372.81.269.40.768.50.4
Female76.00.177.30.166.60.274.41.073.40.670.40.4

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

b Data reflect care for the flu season (October - March) each 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_17-2: 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_17-2.html