Table 9_2_4-2a

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_4.2a
Home health care patients who get better at walking or moving around, by race,a United States, 2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total41.20.041.40.038.70.144.70.344.90.841.10.542.90.9
Age0–6443.10.143.30.142.30.247.81.044.91.942.31.045.92.1
65–7445.70.146.70.140.50.247.90.548.41.544.10.947.81.9
75–8441.60.142.10.136.70.244.10.445.71.341.60.940.21.6
85 and over35.60.135.50.133.30.241.00.538.91.733.91.138.91.9
GenderMale43.60.144.10.140.40.245.40.447.11.241.90.846.41.6
Female39.90.040.00.037.90.144.20.343.61.040.60.641.01.1

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_4-2a: 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_4-2a.html