Table 11_1_7-2a

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_7.2a
Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath, by race,a United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 61.30.061.90.060.10.162.70.365.00.958.50.658.91.0
Age0–6459.00.159.30.159.60.262.11.159.02.158.41.156.92.3
65–7462.80.164.00.160.80.262.70.666.21.659.81.059.92.0
75–8462.10.162.70.160.40.262.90.466.21.458.11.059.21.7
85 and over59.80.160.00.159.50.362.40.666.21.957.61.359.12.2
GenderMale61.00.161.50.159.90.262.50.563.51.458.80.958.11.7
Female61.40.062.10.160.20.162.80.465.91.158.40.759.31.2

a Excludes records with missing values.

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_7-2a: 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_7-2a.html