Table 9_2_1-2a

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_2_1.2a
Home health care patients who get better at taking their medication correctly, by race,a United States, 2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total41.80.042.20.142.20.138.80.339.10.940.00.642.11.2
Age0–6446.20.146.10.247.80.345.31.148.02.344.01.449.83.0
65–7452.20.154.60.147.60.247.20.644.71.847.81.251.32.5
75–8443.20.144.30.140.30.238.80.438.11.438.31.039.51.9
85 and over31.90.132.30.131.80.329.20.529.11.729.81.233.52.2
GenderMale42.50.143.00.142.30.239.60.539.41.440.21.040.61.9
Female41.30.141.70.142.10.238.30.438.91.139.90.843.01.5

a Excludes records with missing values.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 9_2_1-2a: 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_2_1-2a.html