Table 9_1_8-1

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_8.1
High-risk long-stay nursing home residents who have pressure sores, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total12.50.0413.50.04
Ageb0–6415.00.1216.10.13
65–7414.70.1215.20.13
75–8412.90.0713.80.07
85 and over11.10.0512.20.06
GenderbMale15.40.0816.60.09
Female11.50.0412.40.05
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White11.90.0412.90.04
Non-Hispanic, Black16.30.1216.80.12
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN14.40.6215.50.63
Non-Hispanic, API11.30.3011.20.32
Hispanic, all races13.50.2014.60.22

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_8-1: 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_8-1.html