Table 9_2_1-2b

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_1.2b
Home health care patients who get better at taking their medication correctly, by ethnicity,a United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
WhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total41.80.042.20.142.20.138.20.1
Age0–6446.20.146.10.247.80.343.70.4
65–7452.20.154.60.147.60.244.40.3
75–8443.20.144.30.140.30.237.20.2
85 and over31.90.132.30.131.70.327.90.3
GenderMale42.50.143.00.142.30.238.80.2
Female41.30.141.70.142.10.237.70.2

a Excludes records with missing values.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 9_2_1-2b: 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_1-2b.html