Table 11_1_9-2a

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_9.2a
Home health care patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care, by race,a United States, 2008
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 21.70.021.60.024.20.115.60.221.70.525.80.322.60.6
Age0-6425.90.126.50.125.60.121.30.525.81.229.70.627.41.3
65-7420.60.020.60.123.00.114.10.321.00.925.50.622.01.2
75-8420.90.020.90.023.60.114.80.220.50.824.60.620.81.0
85 and over21.20.021.10.024.70.216.40.320.41.122.30.720.31.3
GenderMale22.80.022.80.024.80.117.30.323.80.825.60.522.51.0
Female21.00.020.90.024.00.114.50.220.30.625.90.422.70.8

a Episodes with an assessment indicating that urgent or unplanned medical care was initiated.� 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_9-2a: 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_9-2a.html