Table 11_1_11-1

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_11.1
Long-staya nursing home residents who received an influenza vaccination during the flu season, United States, 2006-2008b
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over91.
Race/ethnicitycNon-Hispanic, White89.
Non-Hispanic, Black84.
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN88.10.488.00.485.80.4
Non-Hispanic, API87.
Hispanic, all races84.

a Long-stay residents typically enter a nursing facility because they are no longer able to care for themselves at home. They tend to stay in the facility for several months or years.

b Data reflect care for the flu season (October - March) each year.

c Excludes records with unknown age, gender, and race/ethnicity.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander.; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Minimum Data Set.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_11-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.