Table 11_1_12-1

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_12.1
Short-staya nursing home residents given an influenza vaccination during the flu season,b United States, 2006-2008
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over83.
Race/ethnicitycNon-Hispanic, White82.
Non-Hispanic, Black74.
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN80.70.778.00.773.80.8
Non-Hispanic, API81.00.477.60.471.80.5
Hispanic, all races76.

a Short-stay residents stay fewer than 30 days in a nursing home, typically following an acute care hospitalization.

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_12-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.