Table 11_1_21-1

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_21.1
Short-stay nursing home residents with delirium, United States, 1999 and 2007a
  20071999
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 2.660.015.440.02
Ageb0–642.230.064.130.11
65–742.500.054.880.07
75–842.840.035.730.05
85 and over3.300.046.420.05
GenderbMale2.860.025.890.04
Female2.560.025.230.03
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White2.760.025.580.03
Non-Hispanic, Black2.340.044.570.07
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN2.620.245.080.37
Non-Hispanic, API1.530.104.460.25
Hispanic, all races1.730.064.270.13

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_21-1: 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_21-1.html