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
85 and over77.80.1
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.