Table 10_1_8-2b

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_8.2b
Home health care patients who get better at taking their medication correctly, by ethnicity,a United States, 2008
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 42.80.043.20.043.90.138.00.1
Age0-6447.90.148.00.149.30.244.70.3
65-7453.80.156.60.149.40.243.20.3
75-8444.10.145.10.142.10.236.80.2
85 and over32.50.132.80.132.60.227.90.3
GenderMale43.30.143.90.143.40.238.20.2
Female42.50.142.80.144.20.137.80.2

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.� 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_8-2b: 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_8-2b.html