Table 9_1_7-1

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_7.1
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total6.50.06.70.0
Ageb0–649.90.110.30.1
65–748.00.18.30.1
75–846.60.06.80.0
85 and over5.00.05.10.0
GenderbMale9.70.19.60.1
Female5.20.05.50.0
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White6.50.06.60.0
Non-Hispanic, Black6.80.17.10.1
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN7.70.38.00.3
Non-Hispanic, API5.20.25.40.2
Hispanic, all races5.90.16.30.1

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_7-1: 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_7-1.html