Table 11_1_6-2a

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_6.2a
Long-stay nursing home residents who lose too much weight, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2007a
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.820.038.860.038.970.088.600.458.060.257.630.14
Ageb0–647.520.077.490.097.890.156.850.776.360.566.510.28
65–749.000.089.020.109.270.199.491.037.800.677.940.33
75–849.060.059.070.069.300.159.290.908.510.467.910.25
85 and over9.030.059.020.059.450.169.050.918.520.427.970.26
GenderbMale8.860.059.000.068.860.137.690.647.580.417.420.21
Female8.810.048.810.049.040.109.330.628.320.327.790.18

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_6-2a: 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_6-2a.html