Table 11_1_10-2a

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_10.2a
Home health care patients who stayed at home after an episode of home health care ended, by race,a United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 68.00.068.80.063.10.174.00.269.80.561.90.466.00.7
Age0-6462.70.162.90.161.80.168.70.667.41.359.20.761.11.4
65-7469.40.170.30.164.60.175.50.370.41.061.50.766.41.4
75-8469.10.069.80.063.70.175.00.371.00.963.40.668.01.2
85 and over68.40.169.00.161.90.272.80.469.41.364.40.868.71.5
GenderMale65.90.066.60.061.70.171.60.367.50.961.30.664.51.1
Female69.20.070.10.063.80.175.60.271.40.762.30.467.00.8

a Episodes with final assessments indicating patient remained at home at the conclusion of services. Excludes records with missing race values.

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

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

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_10-2a: 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_10-2a.html