Table 11_1_15-1

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 11_1_15.1
Short-stay nursing home residents who had moderate to severe pain, United States, 1999 and 2007a
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 21.60.0427.00.05
85 and over15.30.0722.30.09
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White22.40.0428.00.05
Non-Hispanic, Black16.50.1019.50.14
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN25.00.6328.30.75
Non-Hispanic, API15.40.3019.80.47
Hispanic, all races17.70.1822.00.27

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 11_1_15-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.