Table 9_2_2-1

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_2.1
Home health care patients who get better at bathing, United States, 2004 and 2006
Population group20062004
85 and over54.
RaceaWhite only64.
Black only60.
Asian only62.70.360.30.27
NHOPI only64.60.760.60.78
AI/AN only62.00.558.70.49
Multiple races62.90.962.20.98
EthnicityaHispanic, all races59.
Non-Hispanic, White64.
Non-Hispanic, Black60.
Non-Hispanic, other63.

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_2-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.