Table 10_1_2-2b

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_2.2b
Home health care patients who get better at walking or moving around, by ethnicity,a United States, 2008
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 44.90.045.30.041.80.142.70.1
Age0-6445.80.146.60.144.20.244.60.3
65-7449.40.150.80.143.50.245.00.2
75-8445.50.146.20.140.40.241.80.2
85 and over39.50.139.50.136.60.238.60.3
GenderMale47.00.147.70.142.90.243.80.2
Female43.70.044.10.041.20.142.00.1

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 ethnicity values.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_2-2b: 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_2-2b.html