Table 11_1_9-1

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_9.1
Home health care patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care, United States, 2004 and 2007
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over20.
RaceaWhite only21.
Black only23.
Asian only15.
NHOPI only20.20.519.10.5
AI/AN only24.50.325.10.3
Multiple races23.40.623.50.7
EthnicityaHispanic, all races19.
Non-Hispanic, White21.
Non-Hispanic, Black23.
Non-Hispanic, other18.

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_9-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.