Table 10_1_7-2b

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_7.2b
Home health care patients who get better at bathing, by ethnicity,a United States, 2008
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.50.065.40.061.70.160.00.1
Age0-6464.80.165.50.164.30.262.30.3
65-7471.70.173.70.165.40.263.90.2
75-8465.70.166.90.160.20.259.50.2
85 and over56.00.156.50.152.60.251.80.3
GenderMale65.40.166.40.162.10.260.50.2
Female64.00.064.80.061.40.159.60.1

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 ethnicity values.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

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Internet Citation: Table 10_1_7-2b: 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_7-2b.html