Table 10_1_8-1

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_8.1
Home health care patients who get better at taking their medication correctly, United States, 2002 and 2007
  20072002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.90.035.20.0
Age0–6447.70.138.70.1
65–7453.50.144.00.1
75–8444.20.136.30.1
85 and over32.70.126.70.1
GenderMale43.50.135.70.1
Female42.50.134.90.1
RaceaWhite only43.20.035.30.1
Black only43.70.135.10.1
Asian only39.60.334.80.3
NHOPI only42.30.932.91.0
AI/AN only42.30.634.50.6
Multiple races41.11.136.41.3
EthnicityaHispanic, all races38.80.133.30.2
Non-Hispanic, White43.20.035.30.1
Non-Hispanic, Black43.70.135.10.1
Non-Hispanic, other41.40.2DNADNA

a Excludes records with missing values.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_8-1: 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_8-1.html