Table 11_1_7-2b

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_7.2b
Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath, by ethnicity,a United States, 2007
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 61.30.061.90.060.20.155.50.1
Age0–6459.00.159.30.159.60.255.70.3
65–7462.80.164.00.160.80.255.40.3
75–8462.10.162.70.160.40.255.80.2
85 and over59.80.160.00.159.50.355.00.3
GenderMale61.00.161.50.160.00.255.70.2
Female61.40.062.10.160.30.155.40.2

a Excludes records with missing values.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_7-2b: 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_7-2b.html