Table 11_1_18-1

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_18.1
High-riska long-stayb nursing home residents who have pressure sores, United States, 1999-2008c
  2008200720062005200420032002200120001999
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 11.70.012.00.012.50.013.10.013.50.013.90.013.70.013.80.013.90.014.30.0
Aged0-6414.70.114.90.115.00.115.70.116.10.115.90.115.30.115.20.115.30.115.60.1
65-7413.70.113.80.114.70.114.90.115.20.115.50.115.40.115.50.115.00.115.70.1
75-8412.00.112.40.112.90.113.50.113.80.114.30.114.30.114.30.114.50.114.90.1
85 and over10.20.110.50.111.10.111.70.112.20.112.70.112.60.112.80.112.90.113.40.1
GenderdMale14.60.114.80.115.40.116.10.116.60.116.90.116.50.116.50.116.70.117.30.1
Female10.60.010.90.011.50.012.00.012.40.112.80.112.70.112.90.113.00.113.40.1
Race/ethnicitydNon-Hispanic, White11.00.011.30.011.90.012.50.012.90.013.30.013.10.013.20.013.30.113.80.1
Non-Hispanic, Black15.10.115.50.116.30.116.70.116.80.117.30.117.50.117.70.117.60.118.10.1
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN14.80.613.10.614.40.613.40.615.50.616.70.715.50.715.40.716.90.716.10.7
Non-Hispanic, API11.10.311.10.311.20.311.40.311.20.312.10.312.10.412.20.412.50.412.40.4
Hispanic, all races12.90.213.40.213.50.214.20.214.60.214.80.215.10.215.40.315.20.315.60.3

a High-risk residents are those who are in a coma, do not get the nutrients needed to maintain good skin health, or cannot change position on their own.

b 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.

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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_18-1: 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_18-1.html