Table 11_1_7-2a

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_7.2a
Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath, by race,a United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 60.50.061.10.059.60.163.00.362.90.857.50.560.51.0
Age0-6458.30.158.60.158.50.265.21.061.82.155.51.160.22.2
65-7462.30.163.50.160.70.264.20.563.01.659.21.062.52.0
75-8461.30.161.90.160.10.262.50.462.91.457.41.060.81.8
85 and over58.90.159.00.158.90.362.00.663.61.957.91.258.32.2
GenderMale60.20.160.80.159.10.262.90.463.01.458.00.958.91.6
Female60.70.061.30.159.90.163.10.462.81.157.30.761.51.3

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. Also excludes records with missing race values.

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

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

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_7-2a: 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_7-2a.html