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
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over32.
RacebWhite only43.
Black only43.
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.
AI/AN only41.70.642.20.640.00.637.80.638.50.635.90.634.50.6
Multiple races40.
EthnicitybHispanic, all races38.
Non-Hispanic, White43.
Non-Hispanic, Black43.
Non-Hispanic, other41.

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_8-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.