Table 10_1_8-1

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_8.1
Home health care patients who get better at taking their medication correctly,a United States, 2002-2008
  2008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.80.042.90.041.80.040.10.038.80.036.60.035.20.0
Age0-6447.90.147.70.146.10.144.30.143.00.140.50.138.70.1
65-7453.80.153.50.152.20.150.40.148.70.145.70.144.00.1
75-8444.10.144.20.143.20.141.50.140.10.137.80.136.30.1
85 and over32.50.132.70.131.90.130.50.129.40.127.70.126.70.1
GenderMale43.30.143.50.142.50.140.90.139.50.137.20.135.70.1
Female42.50.142.50.141.30.139.60.138.40.136.20.134.90.1
RacebWhite only43.20.043.20.042.20.140.50.139.00.136.70.135.30.1
Black only43.90.143.70.142.10.140.10.139.30.136.90.135.10.1
Asian only40.30.339.60.338.80.338.20.338.30.337.10.334.80.3
NHOPI only42.00.942.30.939.10.936.90.937.90.935.81.032.91.0
AI/AN only41.70.642.20.640.00.637.80.638.50.635.90.634.50.6
Multiple races40.51.141.11.142.21.240.71.238.71.336.81.336.41.3
EthnicitybHispanic, all races38.00.138.80.138.10.137.30.136.70.234.90.233.30.2
Non-Hispanic, White43.20.043.20.042.20.140.50.139.00.136.70.135.30.1
Non-Hispanic, Black43.90.143.70.142.10.140.10.139.30.136.90.135.10.1
Non-Hispanic, other41.60.241.40.239.90.238.00.237.90.2DNADNADNADNA

a Episodes in which a person showed improvement in ability to manage oral medications compared to a prior assessment.� Episodes for people who are at the highest level and cannot improve any more are excluded.

b Excludes records with missing values.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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

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

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_8-1: 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_8-1.html