Table 11_1_23-1

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_23.1
Hospice patient caregivers who perceived patient was referred to hospice at the right time, United States, 2005 and 2008
  20082005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 88.70.187.30.1
Age18–4483.10.583.20.4
45–6486.90.285.90.2
65 and over90.40.289.80.2
RaceAI/AN85.21.583.31.7
API90.51.187.31.4
Black89.40.689.40.6
White88.00.187.10.1
Other race/multiple races86.41.086.91.0
EthnicityHispanic87.80.787.30.8
Non-Hispanic, all races88.10.187.10.1
Non-Hispanic, White88.10.187.10.1
Non-Hispanic, Black89.50.689.40.6
GenderMale90.40.289.50.2
Female87.10.186.20.2
EducationLess than high school91.20.490.80.4
High school graduate90.40.288.90.2
At least some college86.50.285.50.2

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Family Evaluation of Hospice Care Survey.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_23-1: 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_23-1.html