Table 11_1_20-2

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_20.2
Short-staya nursing home residents with pressure sores, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2008b
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 18.90.018.40.022.00.119.70.620.90.322.10.2
Agec0-6418.30.118.00.119.20.316.91.418.71.319.50.5
65-7417.80.117.40.120.10.220.81.317.30.718.80.4
75-8418.30.117.70.122.40.219.51.119.80.522.60.4
85 and over19.90.119.40.125.10.321.11.324.20.625.80.4
GendercMale21.10.120.90.121.40.221.01.021.50.622.10.3
Female17.80.017.10.022.30.218.80.820.50.422.10.3

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.

cAge, 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_20-2: 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_20-2.html