Table 11_1_28-1

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_28.1
Family caregivers who did not want more information about what to expect while the patient was dying, United States, 2008-2009
  20092008
Population groupNumberPercentSENumberPercentSE
Total 194,92585.00.1180,34484.70.1
Age18-442,12680.80.91,92981.90.9
45-6422,76481.50.321,00481.70.3
65 and over157,69685.60.1145,58185.30.1
GenderMale69,93083.90.169,13683.60.1
Female85,85285.60.185,90585.60.1
RaceWhite150,09385.60.1138,22385.40.1
Black6,59383.90.55,94284.30.5
API1,50976.51.11,27278.81.2
AI/AN1,26882.71.11,08082.21.2
Other race/multiple races3,72682.00.63,17682.00.7
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races152,78585.50.1147,27685.10.1
  Non-Hispanic, White141,97085.80.1129,32385.50.1
  Non-Hispanic, Black6,16384.20.55,47184.50.5
Hispanic, all races4,81081.50.64,71681.00.6
EducationLess than high school1962486.50.22048986.40.2
High school graduate3221485.60.23171185.50.2
At least some college2876183.40.22764782.80.2

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.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_28-1: 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_28-1.html