Table 10_1_5-1

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_5.1
Long-staya nursing home residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased, United States, 1999-2008b
  2008200720062005200420032002200120001999
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 16.20.015.90.016.50.016.00.016.20.016.10.016.10.016.10.016.00.015.80.0
Agec0-6411.90.111.10.111.40.110.70.110.70.110.10.19.90.19.90.19.80.19.70.1
65-7415.60.115.50.115.70.115.00.115.10.114.80.114.50.114.50.114.40.114.20.1
75-8417.10.116.90.117.40.117.00.117.00.117.00.116.90.116.90.116.70.116.40.1
85 and over17.10.116.90.117.60.117.20.117.40.117.40.117.40.117.30.117.20.117.00.1
GendercMale16.10.115.70.116.20.115.80.115.90.115.70.115.70.115.70.115.60.115.60.1
Female16.20.016.10.016.60.016.10.016.30.016.30.016.20.016.20.016.10.015.90.0
Race/ethnicitycNon-Hispanic, White16.40.016.20.016.80.016.40.016.50.016.50.016.50.016.50.016.30.016.20.0
Non-Hispanic, Black15.20.114.90.115.30.114.60.114.60.114.10.114.10.113.90.113.80.113.90.1
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN14.90.514.30.514.10.514.40.514.10.514.70.514.20.513.60.414.70.413.90.4
Non-Hispanic, API13.00.313.00.313.30.313.10.312.70.313.10.312.70.313.80.313.90.313.00.3
Hispanic, all races15.00.214.10.214.60.213.80.214.20.214.30.214.20.214.30.213.90.214.40.2

a Long-stay residents typically enter a nursing facility 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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_5-1: 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_5-1.html