Table 11_1_4-1

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_4.1
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder, United States, 1999 and 2007a
  20071999
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.40.0543.70.05
Ageb0–6434.00.1429.60.16
65–7445.10.1539.00.15
75–8451.90.1044.80.09
85 and over53.60.0846.90.08
GenderbMale45.00.1041.50.10
Female51.20.0644.50.06
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White49.60.0643.70.06
Non-Hispanic, Black49.20.1544.00.16
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN42.20.7639.30.74
Non-Hispanic, API49.10.4444.10.54
Hispanic, all races46.40.2741.30.33

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

b Excludes records with unknown age, gender, and race/ethnicity.

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_4-1: 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_4-1.html