Table 10_1_3-1

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_3.1
Long-staya nursing home residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse,b United States, 1999-2008
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over17.
Race/ethnicitycNon-Hispanic, White16.
Non-Hispanic, Black13.
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN13.20.514.00.512.40.512.20.511.60.512.20.513.10.511.60.512.50.512.10.5
Non-Hispanic, API13.60.313.60.314.40.312.90.313.20.413.60.412.80.413.10.413.60.413.20.4
Hispanic, all races14.

a Long-stay residents enter a nursing facility typically because they are no longer able to care for themselves at home. They tend to stay in the facility for several months or years.

b Data reflect care for the third quarter of each calendar year.

c Excludes records with unknown age, gender, and race/ethnicity.

Additional detail may be found in the measure specification appendix

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Minimum Data Set.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_3-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.