Table 11_1_23-1

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_23.1
Hospice patient caregivers who perceived patient was referred to hospice at the right time, United States, 2008-2009
  20092008
Population groupSample sizePercentSESample sizePercentSE
Total 193,73089.30.1179,43088.70.1
Age18-442,09687.60.71,91986.70.8
45-6422,57588.10.220,89387.20.2
65 and over157,21389.60.1145,54388.90.1
GenderMale69,62788.90.169,01988.30.1
Female85,67789.50.185,93288.80.1
RaceWhite149,05889.20.1137,63988.70.1
Black6,49991.40.45,83790.20.4
API1,48691.30.71,25290.60.8
AI/AN1,23388.20.91,05987.41.0
Other race/multiple races3,75088.70.53,17086.90.6
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races151,68789.40.1146,78888.80.1
  Non-Hispanic, White141,02889.30.1128,71688.70.1
  Non-Hispanic, Black6,09791.50.45,39590.10.4
Hispanic, all races4,72688.70.54,69288.10.5
EducationLess than high school19,44389.40.220,27088.90.2
High school graduate31,91688.90.231,46288.40.2
At least some college28,45287.80.227,59987.00.2

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Family Evaluation of Hospice Care Survey.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_23-1: 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_23-1.html