Table 11_1_7-1

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_7.1
Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath, United States, 2002 and 2007
  20072002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 61.30.053.30.0
Age0–6459.00.151.80.1
65–7462.80.154.60.1
75–8462.10.153.80.1
85 and over59.80.151.80.1
GenderMale61.00.153.20.1
Female61.40.053.40.1
RaceaWhite only61.90.053.40.1
Black only60.10.153.30.1
Asian only62.70.352.70.4
NHOPI only65.00.954.91.1
AI/AN only58.50.651.40.6
Multiple races58.91.051.61.2
EthnicityaHispanic, all races55.50.151.30.2
Non-Hispanic, White61.90.053.40.1
Non-Hispanic, Black60.20.153.30.1
Non-Hispanic, other61.90.2DNADNA

a Excludes records with missing values.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_7-1: 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_7-1.html