Table 11_1_4-2

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_4.2
Low-riska long-stayb nursing home residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2008c
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 50.20.150.50.149.80.243.20.849.80.447.30.3
Aged0-6434.90.135.20.235.40.330.91.533.01.131.90.5
65-7445.90.245.40.248.80.340.31.748.51.243.20.6
75-8452.80.152.50.155.40.349.01.552.70.851.80.5
85 and over54.50.153.90.160.30.350.71.554.10.757.00.5
GenderdMale45.60.146.60.143.00.240.21.246.50.741.80.4
Female52.20.152.00.154.80.245.41.051.60.551.80.4

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 Age, gender, and race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_4-2: 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_4-2.html