Table 11_1_13-1

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_13.1
Long-staya nursing home residents who were assessed and given a pneumococcal vaccination, United States, 2006-2008b
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over88.
Race/ethnicitycNon-Hispanic, White85.
Non-Hispanic, Black76.
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN82.20.578.50.570.40.5
Non-Hispanic, API80.80.375.80.369.70.3
Hispanic, all races77.

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 third quarter of each calendar 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_13-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.