Table 9_2_10-1

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_2_10.1
Home health care patients who stay at home after an episode of home health care ends, United States, 2004 and 2006
Population group20062004
85 and over68.
RaceaWhite only69.
Black only63.
Asian only73.
NHOPI only68.80.670.70.58
AI/AN only61.80.463.90.36
Multiple races65.80.766.50.73
EthnicityaHispanic, all races65.
Non-Hispanic, White69.
Non-Hispanic, Black63.
Non-Hispanic, other71.

a Excludes records with missing values.

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

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


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 9_2_10-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.