Table 11_1_29-1

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_29.1
Hospice patients who received the right amount of help for feelings of anxiety or sadness, United States, 2008-2009
  20092008
Population groupNumberPercentSENumberPercentSE
Total 87,71490.60.182,47090.30.1
Age18-441,20287.11.01,11585.31.1
45-6412,71689.20.311,96488.80.3
65 and over67,90390.90.163,83190.60.1
GenderMale32,29790.40.232,41390.00.2
Female38,14590.70.238,53490.50.2
RaceWhite68,49891.50.163,99391.10.1
Black2,51885.10.72,35286.10.7
API64479.51.651281.11.7
AI/AN59188.51.355985.01.5
Other race/multiple races1,79987.70.81,56886.70.9
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races69,34391.20.167,44790.70.1
Non-Hispanic, White64,92291.60.160,07091.20.1
Non-Hispanic, Black2,35085.50.72,17586.00.7
Hispanic, all races2,32785.70.72,26985.30.7
EducationLess than high school15,21792.00.215,37091.60.2
High school graduate9,05091.50.39,59391.20.3
At least some college14,28690.60.213,79890.50.3

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_29-1: 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_29-1.html