Table 10_1_6-1

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_6.1
Long-stay nursing home residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair, United States, 1999 and 2007a
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over3.410.025.650.03
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White3.960.025.880.02
Non-Hispanic, Black5.940.069.310.08
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN4.830.286.380.30
Non-Hispanic, API4.300.158.280.24
Hispanic, all races4.280.096.920.14

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_6-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.