Table 9_1_4-1

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_4.1
Long-stay nursing home residents with a urinary tract infection, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total8.90.08.50.0
Ageb0–647.00.16.70.1
65–748.50.18.20.1
75–849.40.19.00.1
85 and over9.20.08.80.0
GenderbMale7.10.06.90.0
Female9.60.09.20.0
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White9.30.08.90.0
Non-Hispanic, Black7.00.16.70.1
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN8.50.47.90.3
Non-Hispanic, API6.30.26.00.2
Hispanic, all races7.00.16.60.1

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_4-1: 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_4-1.html