Table 11_1_7-1

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_7.1
Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath,a United States, 2002-2008
  2008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 60.50.061.30.060.80.058.90.057.60.055.10.053.30.0
Age0-6458.30.159.00.158.50.156.90.155.80.153.30.151.80.1
65-7462.30.162.80.162.40.160.60.159.10.156.60.154.60.1
75-8461.30.162.10.161.50.159.60.158.20.155.70.153.80.1
85 and over58.90.159.80.159.30.157.40.156.00.153.50.151.80.1
GenderMale60.20.161.00.160.40.158.60.157.30.154.90.153.20.1
Female60.70.061.40.060.90.159.10.157.70.155.20.153.40.1
RacebWhite only61.10.061.90.061.30.059.30.057.70.055.20.153.40.1
Black only59.60.160.10.159.60.158.90.157.70.155.40.153.30.1
Asian only63.00.362.70.361.90.359.20.359.60.358.00.352.70.4
NHOPI only62.90.865.00.962.10.961.60.959.21.056.91.154.91.1
AI/AN only57.50.558.50.657.50.655.60.654.40.652.40.651.40.6
Multiple races60.51.059.01.060.61.159.51.158.91.254.61.251.61.2
EthnicitybHispanic, all races54.30.155.50.156.50.155.40.255.00.252.90.251.30.2
Non-Hispanic, White61.10.061.90.061.30.059.30.057.70.055.20.153.40.1
Non-Hispanic, Black59.60.160.20.159.60.158.90.157.70.155.40.153.30.1
Non-Hispanic, other61.60.261.90.261.00.258.60.257.80.2DNADNADNADNA

a Episodes in which a person's dyspneic status improved compared to a prior assessment.� Episodes for people who are at the highest level and cannot improve any more are excluded.

b Excludes records with missing values.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_7-1: 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_7-1.html