Table 10_1_8-2a

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_8.2a
Home health care patients who get better at taking their medication correctly, by race,a United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.90.043.20.043.70.139.60.342.30.942.30.641.11.1
Age0–6447.70.147.80.248.70.244.81.147.92.347.71.446.22.9
65–7453.50.156.00.149.40.248.00.650.91.750.01.246.82.2
75–8444.20.145.30.141.70.240.20.440.51.441.81.039.81.8
85 and over32.70.133.00.133.00.329.30.531.51.730.11.234.02.1
GenderMale43.50.144.00.143.40.240.10.541.31.442.30.940.31.7
Female42.50.142.80.143.80.139.20.442.91.142.20.841.61.4

a Excludes records with missing values.

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_8-2a: 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_8-2a.html