Table 11_1_22-1

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_22.1
Home health care patients who were admitted to the hospital,a United States, 2002-2008
  2008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 28.60.028.20.028.20.028.00.027.90.027.80.027.70.0
Age0-6434.70.134.60.134.60.134.30.134.30.134.10.134.20.1
65-7427.80.027.50.027.50.127.30.127.40.127.30.127.20.1
75-8427.40.027.00.027.00.026.60.026.60.026.40.026.30.0
85 and over27.00.026.50.026.60.126.50.126.30.126.40.126.30.1
GenderMale30.50.030.10.030.00.029.80.029.70.029.50.029.50.0
Female27.50.027.10.027.20.026.90.026.90.026.80.026.60.0
RacebWhite only27.60.027.20.027.20.026.90.026.80.026.70.026.60.0
Black only34.20.133.80.133.90.133.90.134.10.133.90.133.90.1
Asian only22.80.222.60.223.10.223.00.222.50.221.50.221.70.2
NHOPI only26.90.526.00.527.00.525.60.526.30.626.00.627.60.6
AI/AN only34.20.333.10.434.20.433.60.432.30.431.20.330.70.3
Multiple races30.60.730.70.630.60.729.10.729.70.729.00.731.10.7
EthnicitybHispanic, all races31.30.131.00.130.90.131.00.130.70.130.30.130.60.1
Non-Hispanic, White27.60.027.20.027.20.026.90.026.80.026.70.026.60.0
Non-Hispanic, Black34.20.133.80.133.90.133.90.134.10.133.90.133.90.1
Non-Hispanic, other24.90.124.50.125.20.125.00.125.10.1DNADNADNADNA

a Episodes in which a person was hospitalized for an acute condition while receiving home health care services.� Reason for hospitalization may be for emergent, urgent, or elective medical care.

b Excludes records with missing values.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_22-1: 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_22-1.html