Table 9_3_1-1

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_3_1.1
Hospice patients who received the right amount of medicine for pain, United States, 2005 and 2007
Population group20072005
Total responsesPercentSETotal responsesPercent
Total135,83294.30.196,88794.1
Age18–446,49991.50.46,54891.7
45–6435,25994.00.130,43793.8
65 and over27,31195.00.123,40895.1
RaceAI/AN52293.71.147291.7
API60388.71.348885.5
Black2,37092.40.52,13691.0
White64,36994.30.156,67394.3
Other race/multiple races1,03493.10.897092.7
EthnicityHispanic1,81193.10.61,61392.4
Non-Hispanic, all races66,14194.20.158,00194.1
Non-Hispanic, White62,07094.30.154,45094.3
Non-Hispanic, Black2,22792.50.62,01591.1
GenderMale19,17495.10.217,03394.8
Female51,18893.80.144,78593.7
EducationLess than high school5,00493.90.35,14094.0
High school graduate22,34294.90.219,91494.4
At least some college40,52293.70.134,62193.8

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Family Evaluation of Hospice Care Survey.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 9_3_1-1: 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_3_1-1.html