Table 11_1_4-1

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_4.1
Low-riska long-stayb nursing home residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder, United States, 1999-2008c
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over54.
Race/ethnicitydNon-Hispanic, White50.
Non-Hispanic, Black49.
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN43.20.842.20.842.90.842.80.843.40.740.00.839.60.838.60.840.10.839.30.7
Non-Hispanic, API49.80.449.10.449.10.549.50.548.30.548.10.546.70.545.50.545.50.544.10.5
Hispanic, all races47.30.346.40.345.20.344.70.344.00.343.60.342.70.342.40.341.80.341.30.3

a Low-risk residents are active, can change positions, and are getting the nutrients they need to maintain good skin health.

b Long-stay residents typically enter a nursing facility because they are no longer able to care for themselves at home. They tend to stay in the facility for several months or years.

c Data reflect care for the third quarter of each calendar year.

d Excludes records with unknown age, gender and race/ethnicity.

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

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Minimum Data Set.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_4-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.