Table 9_1_18-1

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_18.1
Long-stay nursing home residents who were assessed and given pneumococcal vaccination, United States, 2006a
Population group2006
PercentSE
Total72.00.0
Ageb0–6457.60.1
65–7467.90.1
75–8472.90.1
85 and over77.80.1
GenderbMale67.80.1
Female73.90.0
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White74.50.0
Non-Hispanic, Black59.00.1
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN70.40.5
Non-Hispanic, API69.70.3
Hispanic, all races64.50.2

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_18-1: 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_18-1.html