Table 11_1_22-2b

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_22.2b
Home health care patients who were admitted to the hospital, by ethnicity,a United States, 2008
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 28.60.027.60.034.20.131.30.1
Age0-6434.70.134.40.135.80.135.00.2
65-7427.80.026.90.132.90.129.00.2
75-8427.40.026.70.033.40.130.70.2
85 and over27.00.026.30.134.20.231.30.2
GenderMale30.50.029.70.035.30.133.30.1
Female27.50.026.40.033.50.130.00.1

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 ethnicity values.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

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