Table 11_1_18-1

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_18.1
High-risk long-stay nursing home residents who have pressure sores, United States, 1999 and 2007a
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 12.00.0414.30.04
85 and over10.50.0513.40.06
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White11.30.0413.80.05
Non-Hispanic, Black15.50.1118.10.14
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN13.10.6016.10.65
Non-Hispanic, API11.10.2912.40.39
Hispanic, all races13.40.2015.60.27

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_18-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.