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
  20072004
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 21.20.021.10.0
Age0–6425.60.125.50.1
65–7420.10.020.20.0
75–8420.30.020.20.0
85 and over20.60.020.50.0
GenderMale22.30.022.10.0
Female20.60.020.50.0
RaceaWhite only21.10.020.80.0
Black only23.80.124.00.1
Asian only15.10.216.40.2
NHOPI only20.20.519.10.5
AI/AN only24.50.325.10.3
Multiple races23.40.623.50.7
EthnicityaHispanic, all races19.20.120.30.1
Non-Hispanic, White21.10.020.80.0
Non-Hispanic, Black23.80.124.00.1
Non-Hispanic, other18.10.119.00.1

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. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_9-1.html