Table 9_1_4-2

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_4.2
Long-stay nursing home residents with a urinary tract infection, by race/ethnicity,a United States, 2006b
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
WhiteBlackAI/ANAPI
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total8.90.09.30.07.00.18.50.46.30.27.00.1
Agea0–647.00.17.60.15.70.17.80.75.40.45.40.2
65–748.50.19.10.16.70.18.00.86.00.57.40.3
75–849.40.19.90.17.60.18.00.76.60.37.60.2
85 and over9.20.09.40.07.60.19.90.76.50.37.40.2
GenderaMale7.10.07.40.16.20.16.40.55.10.35.40.2
Female9.60.010.00.07.40.110.00.56.90.28.20.2

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

b Data reflect care for the third quarter of each calendar 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_4-2: 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_4-2.html