Table 11_1_18-2

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_18.2
High-riska long-stayb nursing home residents who have pressure sores, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2008c
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 11.70.011.00.015.10.114.80.611.10.312.90.2
Aged0-6414.70.114.30.216.10.317.71.410.50.714.00.4
65-7413.70.113.10.115.20.316.91.613.20.814.20.5
75-8412.00.111.40.115.30.213.71.211.80.512.90.3
85 and over10.20.19.70.114.20.212.21.110.00.411.50.3
GenderdMale14.60.114.30.116.10.216.81.111.80.514.30.3
Female10.60.09.90.014.60.113.60.810.80.312.00.2

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 Age, gender, and race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

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_18-2: 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_18-2.html