Table 11_1_22-2a

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_22.2a
Home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital, by race,a United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 28.20.027.20.033.80.122.60.226.10.533.10.430.70.6
Age0–6434.60.134.30.135.80.128.20.630.81.336.10.737.31.4
65–7427.50.026.60.132.40.120.70.324.81.033.60.729.81.2
75–8427.00.026.30.033.00.121.90.324.80.931.10.627.91.1
85 and over26.50.025.80.133.70.223.80.425.31.330.80.829.21.4
GenderMale30.10.029.20.035.00.125.50.328.70.934.00.630.81.1
Female27.10.026.10.033.20.120.70.224.40.732.50.430.60.8

a Excludes records with missing values.

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_22-2a: 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_22-2a.html