Table 11_1_15-1

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_15.1
Short-staya nursing home residents who had moderate to severe pain,b United States, 1999-2008c
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over14.
Race/ethnicitydNon-Hispanic, White21.
Non-Hispanic, Black16.
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN24.30.625.00.626.40.727.10.726.60.727.50.828.70.829.20.829.30.828.30.8
Non-Hispanic, API14.50.315.40.315.60.315.90.315.70.316.40.417.10.418.60.419.00.519.80.5
Hispanic, all races17.

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

b Residents with moderate to severe pain experience pain at least daily, or horrible or excruciating pain at any frequency.

c Data reflect care for the third quarter of each calendar year.

d 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_15-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.