Table 11_1_22-2a

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_22.2a
Home health care patients who were admitted to the hospital, by race,a United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 28.60.027.60.034.20.122.80.226.90.534.20.330.60.7
Age0-6434.70.134.40.135.80.128.80.629.81.237.60.736.11.4
65-7427.80.026.90.132.90.121.40.326.61.035.10.729.91.3
75-8427.40.026.70.033.40.121.70.325.80.932.50.629.01.1
85 and over27.00.026.30.134.20.223.70.426.41.230.20.827.31.4
GenderMale30.50.029.70.035.30.125.20.329.20.934.60.631.71.1
Female27.50.026.40.033.50.121.20.225.40.733.90.430.00.8

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.� Excludes records with missing race values.

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

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

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_22-2a: 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_22-2a.html