Table 11_1_24-1

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_24.1
Hospice patients who received the right amount of medicine for pain, United States, 2008-2009
  20092008
Population groupSample sizePercentSESample sizePercentSE
Total 164,34894.70.1152,40994.50.1
Age18-441,96492.60.61,82791.10.7
45-6421,03493.20.219,42793.10.2
65 and over130,45795.00.1120,76194.90.1
GenderMale58,58394.60.158,01494.40.1
Female72,47094.70.172,75594.60.1
RaceWhite126,48395.00.1116,66694.90.1
Black5,55693.40.35,01293.40.4
API1,21391.30.81,03590.40.9
AI/AN1,09693.30.892992.80.9
Other race/multiple races3,16193.40.42,71894.30.5
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races128,87694.90.1124,22294.70.1
  Non-Hispanic, White119,75495.00.1109,22994.90.1
  Non-Hispanic, Black5,20193.40.44,61893.30.4
Hispanic, all races4,06793.60.44,00094.10.4
EducationLess than high school16,57895.00.217,29194.80.2
High school graduate27,40494.90.127,04394.60.1
At least some college24,26994.10.223,44893.90.2

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_24-1: 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_24-1.html