Table 11_1_19-2

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_19.2
Low-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 2.00.02.10.01.80.13.20.41.10.11.70.1
Aged0-642.30.12.40.12.30.14.90.8DSUDSU2.10.2
65-742.00.12.10.11.90.12.80.7DSUDSU1.40.2
75-841.90.02.00.01.40.12.70.61.20.21.30.2
85 and over2.00.02.10.01.60.12.00.61.20.21.80.2
GenderdMale2.50.02.70.12.20.14.00.61.50.21.90.1
Female1.80.01.80.01.50.12.50.40.80.11.40.1

a Low-risk residents are active, can change positions, and are getting the nutrients they need to maintain good skin health.

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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_19-2: 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_19-2.html