Table 9_2_9-2b

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_9.2b
Home health care patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care, by ethnicity,a United States, 2006
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
WhiteBlack
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total21.20.021.10.024.00.119.50.1
Age0–6425.70.126.10.126.00.123.10.2
65–7420.20.020.20.122.60.117.90.1
75–8420.30.020.30.023.00.118.80.1
85 and over20.70.020.60.124.30.218.70.2
GenderMale22.30.022.20.024.50.120.50.1
Female20.70.020.40.023.80.118.80.1

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_9-2b: 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_9-2b.html