Table 11_1_22-1

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_22.1
Home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital, United States, 2002 and 2007
  20072002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 28.20.027.70.0
Age0–6434.60.134.20.1
65–7427.50.027.20.1
75–8427.00.026.30.0
85 and over26.50.026.30.1
GenderMale30.10.029.50.0
Female27.10.026.60.0
RaceaWhite only27.20.026.60.0
Black only33.80.133.90.1
Asian only22.60.221.70.2
NHOPI only26.10.527.60.6
AI/AN only33.10.430.70.3
Multiple races30.70.631.10.7
EthnicityaHispanic, all races31.00.130.60.1
Non-Hispanic, White27.20.026.60.0
Non-Hispanic, Black33.80.133.90.1
Non-Hispanic, other24.50.1DNADNA

a Excludes records with missing values.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_22-1: 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_22-1.html