Table 11_1_20-2a

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_20.2a
Short-stay nursing home residents with pressure sores, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2007a
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 19.50.0419.00.0422.70.1321.00.6320.80.3623.30.21
Ageb0–6418.90.1318.70.1519.50.2919.81.5816.31.2519.90.57
65–7418.40.0917.90.1020.40.2518.51.2217.50.7719.80.42
75–8419.00.0618.30.0623.40.2321.31.1120.40.5824.00.36
85 and over20.50.0619.90.0625.90.2723.91.3723.70.6627.00.45
GenderbMale21.80.0721.70.0721.70.2021.91.0122.30.6023.00.33
Female18.30.0417.60.0523.30.1620.40.8119.90.4523.50.28

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_20-2a: 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_20-2a.html