Table 11_1_2-1

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_2.1
Long-stay nursing home residents with a urinary tract infection, United States, 1999 and 2007a
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.950.037.490.02
85 and over9.250.047.510.03
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White9.430.037.750.03
Non-Hispanic, Black7.
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN8.180.357.480.32
Non-Hispanic, API6.
Hispanic, all races7.040.116.420.13

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_2-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.