Table 10_1_6-2

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_6.2
Long-staya nursing home residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2008b
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 4.20.03.90.05.80.14.80.34.10.14.30.1
Agec0-646.00.16.00.16.00.15.90.66.80.56.20.2
65-745.20.15.10.15.80.15.40.75.40.44.00.2
75-844.20.04.00.05.70.14.80.54.00.34.00.2
85 and over3.30.03.10.05.60.13.40.52.90.23.20.1
GendercMale4.10.03.90.04.90.14.50.44.90.34.50.1
Female4.20.03.90.06.40.15.10.43.80.24.10.1

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_6-2: 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_6-2.html