Table 10_1_5-2a

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_5.2a
Long-stay nursing home residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2007a
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.90.0316.20.0414.90.1014.30.4813.00.2714.10.17
Ageb0–6411.10.0811.40.1010.60.1610.20.838.90.609.70.31
65–7415.50.1015.60.1115.40.2214.91.0912.60.7314.60.40
75–8416.90.0717.10.0716.80.1915.10.9313.60.4915.10.31
85 and over16.90.0517.00.0617.00.2016.70.9714.00.4416.10.34
GenderbMale15.70.0616.30.0714.20.1513.60.7213.00.4613.40.25
Female16.10.0416.20.0515.40.1314.90.6412.90.3414.70.23

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

b Age, gender, and race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

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_5-2a: 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_5-2a.html