Table 9_2_9-2a

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_9.2a
Home health care patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care, by race,a United States, 2006
Population groupTotalSingle raceMultiple races
WhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total21.20.021.10.024.00.116.00.221.30.525.10.323.10.6
Age0–6425.70.126.10.126.00.120.20.626.91.228.20.628.21.3
65–7420.20.020.20.122.60.114.50.321.51.024.70.621.51.2
75–8420.30.020.30.023.00.115.50.319.20.822.80.621.41.1
85 and over20.70.020.60.124.30.216.90.418.81.124.40.821.61.4
GenderMale22.30.022.20.024.50.117.50.321.70.825.50.524.11.0
Female20.70.020.40.023.80.114.90.221.00.624.90.422.50.8

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_9-2a: 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_9-2a.html