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
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over27.
RacebWhite only27.
Black only34.
Asian only22.
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.
Non-Hispanic, White27.
Non-Hispanic, Black34.
Non-Hispanic, other24.

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_22-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.