Table 11_1_20-1

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_20.1
Short-stay nursing home residents with pressure sores, United States, 1999 and 2007a
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 19.50.0423.40.05
85 and over20.50.0624.50.08
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White19.00.0422.70.05
Non-Hispanic, Black22.70.1329.40.17
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN21.00.6326.10.77
Non-Hispanic, API20.80.3624.10.53
Hispanic, all races23.

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_20-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.