Table 9_1_8-2

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_8.2
High-risk long-stay nursing home residents who have pressure sores, by race/ethnicity,a United States, 2006b
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
WhiteBlackAI/ANAPI
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total12.50.011.90.016.30.114.40.611.30.313.50.2
Agea0–6415.00.114.50.217.10.318.71.410.60.813.70.5
65–7414.70.114.10.116.60.315.91.512.10.815.00.5
75–8412.90.112.20.116.70.212.31.111.60.513.90.4
85 and over11.10.110.60.115.30.212.21.011.00.512.10.4
GenderaMale15.40.115.10.117.40.217.81.112.30.514.80.3
Female11.50.010.80.115.80.112.20.710.70.412.70.3

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_8-2: 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_8-2.html