Table 11_1_21-2a

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_21.2a
Short-stay nursing home residents with delirium, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2007a
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 2.660.012.760.022.340.042.620.241.530.101.730.06
Ageb0–642.230.062.310.082.120.14DSUDSU2.250.641.810.24
65–742.500.052.630.062.430.122.290.65DSUDSU1.410.16
75–842.840.032.940.042.650.112.190.531.510.231.830.14
85 and over3.300.043.410.042.920.122.520.621.600.241.660.15
GenderbMale2.860.023.000.032.430.072.500.361.310.151.920.10
Female2.560.022.640.022.280.052.700.311.670.141.590.08

a Data reflect care for the third quarter of each calendar year.

b Age, gender, and race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

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_21-2a: 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_21-2a.html