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
  20082007200620052004
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 68.00.068.30.068.20.068.40.068.50.0
Age0-6462.70.162.80.162.70.162.90.162.90.1
65-7469.40.169.60.169.50.169.60.169.60.1
75-8469.10.069.50.069.40.069.70.069.70.0
85 and over68.40.168.90.168.60.168.60.169.00.1
GenderMale65.90.066.20.066.20.066.30.066.50.0
Female69.20.069.50.069.30.069.50.069.60.0
RacebWhite only68.80.069.20.069.10.069.30.069.50.0
Black only63.10.163.40.163.20.163.00.162.90.1
Asian only74.00.274.20.273.90.273.90.274.40.2
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 races65.00.165.30.165.40.165.30.165.70.1
Non-Hispanic, White68.80.069.20.069.10.069.30.069.50.0
Non-Hispanic, Black63.10.163.40.163.20.163.00.162.90.1
Non-Hispanic, other71.70.172.10.171.50.171.70.171.50.1

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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_10-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_10-1.html