Table 9_2_6-2a

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_6.2a
Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath, by race,a United States, 2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total60.80.061.30.059.70.161.90.362.00.957.40.660.61.1
Age0–6458.50.158.60.159.10.261.81.163.42.256.11.257.92.4
65–7462.40.163.40.160.40.263.40.664.11.757.91.161.72.1
75–8461.60.162.10.160.00.261.60.561.11.558.81.061.01.9
85 and over59.30.159.40.159.00.360.60.659.72.056.11.461.12.3
GenderMale60.50.160.90.159.30.261.70.561.81.455.70.958.71.8
Female61.00.161.50.159.90.162.00.462.11.158.50.761.71.3

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_6-2a: 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_6-2a.html