Table 11_1_9-2b

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_9.2b
Home health care patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care, by ethnicity,a United States, 2007
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 21.20.021.10.023.80.119.20.1
Age0–6425.60.126.20.125.70.122.50.2
65–7420.10.020.20.122.40.117.60.1
75–8420.30.020.40.022.90.118.50.1
85 and over20.60.020.50.023.90.219.00.2
GenderMale22.30.022.30.024.30.120.30.1
Female20.60.020.40.023.50.118.50.1

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_9-2b: 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_9-2b.html