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
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over17.
Race/ethnicitycNon-Hispanic, White16.
Non-Hispanic, Black15.
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.

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_5-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.