Table 9_2_8-2a

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_8.2a
Home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital, by race,a United States, 2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total28.30.027.30.033.90.123.10.227.10.534.20.430.70.7
Age0–6434.60.134.20.136.00.128.10.633.41.338.10.736.51.4
65–7427.50.126.60.132.60.121.50.326.01.033.70.730.61.3
75–8427.00.026.30.032.80.122.40.325.00.932.20.728.81.2
85 and over26.70.125.90.133.90.224.40.425.61.231.50.926.61.4
GenderMale30.10.029.20.035.10.125.30.329.10.934.60.632.81.1
Female27.20.026.10.033.30.121.60.225.70.733.90.529.50.8

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_8-2a: 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_8-2a.html