Table 11_1_20-1

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_20.1
Short-staya nursing home residents with pressure sores, United States, 1999-2008b
  2008200720062005200420032002200120001999
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 18.90.019.50.020.10.020.70.021.20.021.70.021.60.022.00.022.60.123.40.1
Agec0-6418.30.118.90.119.80.120.30.121.40.221.70.221.60.222.20.222.80.223.50.2
65-7417.80.118.40.119.20.119.60.120.10.120.70.120.70.121.20.121.50.122.30.1
75-8418.30.119.00.119.50.120.10.120.50.120.90.120.90.121.20.121.80.122.40.1
85 and over19.90.120.50.121.20.121.90.122.10.122.70.122.60.123.00.123.50.124.50.1
GendercMale21.10.121.80.122.40.123.00.123.40.123.90.123.90.124.30.125.00.125.90.1
Female17.80.018.30.019.00.119.60.120.10.120.50.120.50.120.90.121.40.122.20.1
Race/ethnicitycNon-Hispanic, White18.40.019.00.019.60.020.20.020.60.021.10.021.00.121.40.121.80.122.70.1
Non-Hispanic, Black22.00.122.70.123.80.124.50.125.00.125.80.126.50.227.30.228.20.229.40.2
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN19.70.621.00.621.00.721.40.722.40.722.50.722.60.820.80.824.80.826.10.8
Non-Hispanic, API20.90.320.80.422.30.422.20.422.70.421.70.422.50.522.30.523.00.524.10.5
Hispanic, all races22.10.223.30.224.10.223.80.224.70.225.00.325.40.326.40.327.20.327.20.3

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

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

c 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_20-1: 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_20-1.html