Table 10_1_5-1

2009 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 10_1_5.1
Long-stay nursing home residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased, United States, 1999 and 2007a
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.90.0315.80.03
85 and over16.90.0517.00.05
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White16.20.0416.20.04
Non-Hispanic, Black14.90.1013.90.10
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN14.30.4813.90.43
Non-Hispanic, API13.00.2713.00.33
Hispanic, all races14.10.1714.40.21

a Data reflect care for the third quarter of each calendar year.

b Excludes records with unknown age, gender, and race/ethnicity.

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

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Minimum Data Set.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_5-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.