Table 9_1_6-1

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_6.1
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total48.50.147.20.1
Ageb0–6433.20.131.90.1
65–7444.00.242.80.2
75–8450.90.149.50.1
85 and over52.60.151.10.1
GenderbMale44.50.143.70.1
Female50.20.148.70.1
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White48.70.147.40.1
Non-Hispanic, Black48.30.246.70.2
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN42.90.843.40.7
Non-Hispanic, API49.10.548.30.5
Hispanic, all races45.20.344.00.3

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_6-1: 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_6-1.html