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
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.40.0543.70.05
85 and over53.60.0846.90.08
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.