Table 11_1_6-1

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_6.1
Long-stay nursing home residents who lose too much weight, United States, 1999 and 2007a
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.820.0311.110.03
85 and over9.030.0511.630.05
Race/ethnicitybNon-Hispanic, White8.860.0311.200.04
Non-Hispanic, Black8.970.0810.810.10
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN8.600.4510.690.50
Non-Hispanic, API8.060.2510.620.39
Hispanic, all races7.630.149.810.19

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_6-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.