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
  20071999
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.90.0315.80.03
Ageb0–6411.10.089.70.09
65–7415.50.1014.20.09
75–8416.90.0716.40.06
85 and over16.90.0517.00.05
GenderbMale15.70.0615.60.07
Female16.10.0415.90.04
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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/10_functional_status/T10_1_5-1.html