Table 11_1_9-2a

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_9.2a
Home health care patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care, by race,a United States, 2007
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 21.20.021.10.023.80.115.10.220.20.524.50.323.40.6
Age0–6425.60.126.20.125.70.119.10.525.01.226.90.628.21.3
65–7420.10.020.20.122.40.113.50.318.10.924.80.622.61.1
75–8420.30.020.40.022.90.114.60.219.60.822.80.621.71.0
85 and over20.60.020.50.023.90.216.30.319.61.223.30.821.71.3
GenderMale22.30.022.30.024.30.116.50.321.40.825.00.522.91.0
Female20.60.020.40.023.50.114.20.219.50.624.20.423.60.8

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_9-2a: 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_9-2a.html