Table 10_1_2-2a

2010 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 10_1_2.2a
Home health care patients who get better at walking or moving around, by race,a United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 44.90.045.30.041.80.149.00.248.30.743.50.542.20.9
Age0-6445.80.146.60.144.20.251.20.947.41.843.41.044.92.0
65-7449.40.150.80.143.50.252.40.552.51.446.60.943.61.8
75-8445.50.146.20.140.40.248.70.447.71.243.50.942.11.6
85 and over39.50.139.50.136.60.245.30.543.71.739.41.038.21.9
GenderMale47.00.147.70.142.90.249.90.449.31.244.40.846.11.5
Female43.70.044.10.041.20.148.50.347.60.943.00.639.91.1

a Episodes in which a person improved at walking or moving around compared to a prior assessment.� Episodes for people who are at the highest level and cannot improve any more are excluded. Also excludes records with missing race 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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_2-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/10_functional_status/T10_1_2-2a.html