Table 11_1_19-2a

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_19.2a
Low-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 2.160.022.240.021.910.053.020.321.100.121.660.09
Ageb0–642.430.052.430.072.420.115.300.801.060.282.330.20
65–742.190.062.390.071.840.121.540.511.220.351.320.18
75–842.000.042.090.041.620.102.680.591.030.211.450.15
85 and over2.160.032.240.041.560.111.980.541.140.211.470.17
GenderbMale2.590.042.760.052.260.083.280.501.150.211.920.14
Female1.940.022.020.031.580.072.800.431.080.151.410.11

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_19-2a: 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_19-2a.html