Table 11_1_18-2a

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 11_1_18.2a
High-risk long-stay nursing home residents who have pressure sores, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2007a
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 12.00.0411.30.0415.50.1113.10.6011.10.2913.40.20
Ageb0–6414.90.1214.30.1516.90.2616.01.3311.30.7814.50.46
65–7413.80.1213.20.1415.70.2716.61.5211.50.8114.30.51
75–8412.40.0711.80.0815.90.2111.31.0711.60.5313.50.35
85 and over10.50.0510.10.0614.30.2010.40.9910.50.4512.10.33
GenderbMale14.80.0814.50.0916.50.2014.10.9812.70.5314.70.33
Female10.90.0410.30.0515.10.1412.50.7510.20.3512.50.25

a Data reflect care for the third quarter of each calendar year.

b Age, gender, and race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

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_18-2a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_18-2a.html