Table 9_1_9-1

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_9.1
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents who have pressure sores, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
PercentSEPercentSE
Total2.40.02.70.0
Ageb0–642.50.12.80.1
65–742.40.12.60.1
75–842.30.02.60.0
85 and over2.40.02.70.0
GenderbMale2.80.03.20.0
Female2.20.02.40.0
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White2.40.02.70.0
Non-Hispanic, Black2.10.12.30.1
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN2.80.33.20.3
Non-Hispanic, API1.30.11.70.2
Hispanic, all races1.80.12.10.1

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_9-1: 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_9-1.html