Table 9_1_3-1

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_3.1
Long-stay nursing home residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total4.30.04.30.0
Ageb0–646.00.16.00.1
65–745.20.15.20.1
75–844.30.04.30.0
85 and over3.50.03.60.0
GenderbMale4.20.04.20.0
Female4.30.04.30.0
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White4.00.04.00.0
Non-Hispanic, Black6.00.16.10.1
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN4.50.34.30.3
Non-Hispanic, API4.20.24.20.2
Hispanic, all races4.40.14.20.1

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_3-1: 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_3-1.html