Table 9_1_9-2

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_9.2
Low-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
Total2.40.02.40.02.10.12.80.31.30.11.80.1
Agea0–642.50.12.60.12.60.13.90.71.20.32.00.2
65–742.40.12.50.12.00.13.00.71.30.41.80.2
75–842.30.02.40.01.80.12.30.51.30.21.70.2
85 and over2.40.02.40.02.00.11.80.51.40.21.60.2
GenderaMale2.80.03.00.12.40.13.40.51.60.22.00.1
Female2.20.02.20.01.80.12.30.41.20.21.60.1

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_9-2: 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_9-2.html