Table 11_1_2-2

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_2.2
Long-staya nursing home residents with a urinary tract infection, by race/ethnicity, 2008b
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.90.09.40.06.90.18.80.46.80.27.30.1
Agec0-646.90.17.60.15.60.16.50.65.70.45.70.2
65-748.40.19.00.16.60.18.80.96.20.56.50.3
75-849.60.110.10.17.60.110.30.87.60.38.00.2
85 and over9.30.09.50.07.60.19.60.86.80.38.40.2
GendercMale7.00.07.40.16.10.16.20.55.80.35.60.2
Female9.80.010.20.07.40.110.80.57.30.28.60.2

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 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_2-2: 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_2-2.html