Table 10_1_5-2

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_5.2
Long-staya nursing home residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2008b
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 16.20.016.40.015.20.114.90.513.00.315.00.2
Agec0-6411.90.112.30.111.50.211.20.98.70.610.20.3
65-7415.60.115.80.115.40.216.01.113.20.715.20.4
75-8417.10.117.20.116.70.216.01.013.70.516.80.3
85 and over17.10.117.10.117.40.216.11.014.00.416.60.3
GendercMale16.10.116.70.114.70.214.10.712.60.414.30.3
Female16.20.016.30.115.60.115.40.713.30.315.60.2

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 Age, gender, and race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_5-2: 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_5-2.html