Table 11_1_10-1

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 11_1_10.1
Home health care patients who stayed at home after an episode of home health care ended,a United States, 2004-2008
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over68.
RacebWhite only68.
Black only63.
Asian only74.
NHOPI only69.80.570.80.668.90.671.10.670.70.6
AI/AN only61.90.462.90.461.90.462.60.463.90.4
Multiple races66.00.766.10.765.80.767.10.766.50.7
EthnicitybHispanic, all races65.
Non-Hispanic, White68.
Non-Hispanic, Black63.
Non-Hispanic, other71.

a Episodes with final assessments indicating patient remained at home at the conclusion of services.

b Excludes records with missing values.

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

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


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_10-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.