Table 11_1_9-2b

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_9.2b
Home health care patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care, by ethnicity,a United States, 2008
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 21.70.021.60.024.20.119.70.1
Age0-6425.90.126.50.125.60.123.40.2
65-7420.60.020.60.123.00.117.80.1
75-8420.90.020.90.023.60.119.10.1
85 and over21.20.021.10.024.70.219.40.2
GenderMale22.80.022.80.024.80.120.90.1
Female21.00.020.90.024.00.119.00.1

a Episodes with an assessment indicating that urgent or unplanned medical care was initiated.� Excludes records with missing ethnicity values.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_9-2b: 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_9-2b.html