Table 11_1_7-2b

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_7.2b
Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath, by ethnicity,a United States, 2008
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 60.50.061.10.059.60.154.30.1
Age0-6458.30.158.60.158.50.254.70.3
65-7462.30.163.50.160.70.253.80.3
75-8461.30.161.90.160.20.254.60.2
85 and over58.90.159.00.158.90.354.20.3
GenderMale60.20.160.80.159.10.254.20.2
Female60.70.061.30.159.90.154.40.2

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 ethnicity values.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

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Internet Citation: Table 11_1_7-2b: 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_7-2b.html