Table 9_1_6-2

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_6.2
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder, by race/ethnicity,a United States, 2006b
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
WhiteBlackAI/ANAPI
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total48.50.148.70.148.30.242.90.849.10.545.20.3
Agea0–6433.20.133.70.233.40.332.11.429.91.129.30.5
65–7444.00.243.40.247.10.342.11.747.21.241.40.6
75–8450.90.150.60.153.70.345.01.451.80.849.40.5
85 and over52.60.152.00.158.90.350.91.454.80.755.40.5
GenderaMale44.50.145.60.141.70.239.31.145.60.839.70.4
Female50.20.149.80.153.10.245.51.051.10.649.60.4

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_6-2: 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_6-2.html