Table 11_1_24-1

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_24.1
Hospice patients who received the right amount of medicine for pain, United States, 2005 and 2008
  20082005
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 94.50.194.10.1
Age18–4492.40.391.70.3
45–6494.00.193.80.1
65 and over95.30.195.10.1
RaceAmerican Indian/Alaska Native92.81.291.71.3
Asian/Pacific Islander89.41.385.51.6
Black91.60.691.00.6
White94.60.194.30.1
Other race/multiple races93.80.792.70.8
EthnicityHispanic93.00.692.40.7
Non-Hispanic, all races94.40.194.10.1
Non-Hispanic, White94.60.194.30.1
Non-Hispanic, Black91.60.691.10.6
GenderMale95.20.294.80.2
Female94.00.193.70.1
EducationLess than high school94.60.394.00.3
High school graduate95.00.194.40.2
At least some college94.00.193.80.1

Key: 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_24-1: 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_24-1.html