Table 11_1_19-1

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_19.1
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents who have pressure sores, United States, 1999 and 2007a
  20071999
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 2.160.022.820.02
Ageb0–642.430.052.660.06
65–742.190.062.690.06
75–842.000.042.850.04
85 and over2.160.032.860.03
GenderbMale2.590.043.540.04
Female1.940.022.520.02
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White2.240.022.890.02
Non-Hispanic, Black1.910.052.360.06
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN3.020.323.380.31
Non-Hispanic, API1.100.121.860.18
Hispanic, all races1.660.092.370.12

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_19-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_19-1.html