Table 11_1_4-2a

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_4.2a
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2007a
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 49.40.0549.60.0649.20.1542.20.7649.10.4446.40.27
Ageb0–6434.00.1434.30.1734.60.2729.91.4031.21.0730.90.54
65–7445.10.1544.40.1848.50.3441.81.6745.41.2143.20.63
75–8451.90.1051.70.1154.60.2946.11.4551.20.7950.40.49
85 and over53.60.0853.00.0959.50.2950.01.4855.10.6956.00.51
GenderbMale45.00.1046.00.1142.40.2339.61.1546.00.7440.90.40
Female51.20.0651.00.0754.10.2044.11.0050.70.5550.70.37

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

b Age, gender, and race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

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_4-2a: 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_4-2a.html