Table 11_1_25-1

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_25.1
Hospice patients who received care consistent with their stated end-of-life wishes, United States, 2008-2009
  20092008
Population groupSample sizePercentSESample sizePercentSE
Total 64,10794.60.162,37894.20.1
Age18-4469393.41.063689.31.2
45-647,41493.30.37,25293.10.3
65 and over50,31594.70.148,99594.40.1
GenderMale26,25594.40.125,36593.80.2
Female31,71494.70.131,26694.60.1
RaceWhite53,59895.00.152,85394.70.1
Black1,71189.10.81,70187.60.8
API57083.01.655987.11.4
AI/AN41789.91.535790.21.6
Other race/multiple races81388.91.179089.81.1
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races54,87994.70.154,10094.40.1
  Non-Hispanic, White51,46595.10.150,84094.70.1
  Non-Hispanic, Black1,65489.20.81,61887.80.8
Hispanic1,38989.90.81,37388.80.9
EducationLess than high school13,39892.90.214,06492.60.2
High school graduate22,18894.60.221,73494.50.2
At least some college19,63995.60.218,94095.20.2

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_25-1: 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_25-1.html