Table 9_2_8-2b

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_8.2b
Home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital, by ethnicity,a United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
WhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total28.30.027.30.033.90.131.00.1
Age0–6434.60.134.30.136.00.134.40.2
65–7427.50.126.60.132.60.129.30.2
75–8427.00.026.30.032.80.130.20.2
85 and over26.70.125.90.133.90.230.60.2
GenderMale30.10.029.20.035.10.133.00.1
Female27.20.026.10.033.30.129.70.1

a Excludes records with missing values.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 9_2_8-2b: 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_8-2b.html