Table 11_1_9-1

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_9.1
Home health care patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care,a United States, 2004-2008
  20082007200620052004
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 21.70.021.20.021.20.021.10.021.10.0
Age0-6425.90.125.60.125.70.125.40.125.50.1
65-7420.60.020.10.020.20.020.20.020.20.0
75-8420.90.020.30.020.30.020.20.020.20.0
85 and over21.20.020.60.020.70.020.50.020.50.0
GenderMale22.80.022.30.022.20.022.10.022.10.0
Female21.00.020.60.020.60.020.50.020.50.0
RacebWhite only21.60.021.10.021.10.020.80.020.80.0
Black only24.20.123.80.124.00.124.00.124.00.1
Asian only15.60.215.10.215.90.216.40.216.40.2
NHOPI only21.70.520.20.521.20.519.10.519.10.5
AI/AN only25.80.324.50.325.10.324.60.325.10.3
Multiple races22.60.623.40.623.00.621.80.623.50.7
EthnicitybHispanic, all races19.70.119.20.119.40.119.90.120.30.1
Non-Hispanic, White21.60.021.10.021.10.020.80.020.80.0
Non-Hispanic, Black24.20.123.80.124.00.124.00.124.00.1
Non-Hispanic, other18.80.118.00.118.70.118.70.119.00.1

a Episodes with an assessment indicating that urgent or unplanned medical care was initiated.

b Excludes records with missing values.

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

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

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_9-1: 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_9-1.html