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
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over19.
Race/ethnicitycNon-Hispanic, White18.
Non-Hispanic, Black22.
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.

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_20-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.