Table 10_1_7-2a

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_7.2a
Home health care patients who get better at bathing, by race,a United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.50.065.40.061.70.164.90.264.80.762.80.563.10.9
Age0-6464.80.165.50.164.30.266.30.863.41.763.80.964.81.9
65-7471.70.173.70.165.40.270.80.470.21.267.40.870.11.7
75-8465.70.166.80.160.20.265.30.465.81.262.70.862.11.5
85 and over56.00.156.50.152.60.257.10.555.91.755.11.155.11.9
GenderMale65.40.166.40.162.10.264.80.465.61.162.20.862.11.4
Female64.00.064.80.061.40.165.00.364.30.963.10.663.81.1

a Episodes in which a person's ability to bathe improved compared to a prior assessment.� Episodes for people who are at the highest level and cannot improve any more are excluded. Also excludes records with missing race values.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_7-2a: 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_7-2a.html