Table 10_1_2_1

2011 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 10_1_2.1
Home health care patients who got better at walking or moving around,a United States, 2002-2009
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over41.
RacebWhite only47.
Black only43.
Asian only49.
NHOPI only50.60.748.30.747.50.745.00.842.50.741.30.840.30.939.20.9
AI/AN only44.00.543.50.542.10.541.10.538.50.537.00.536.30.535.40.5
Multiple races45.50.942.20.943.30.943.00.940.30.939.
EthnicitybHispanic, all races43.
Non-Hispanic, White47.
Non-Hispanic, Black43.
Non-Hispanic, other48.

a. Episodes in which a person improved at walking or moving around compared with a prior assessment. Episodes for people who are at the highest level and cannot improve any more are excluded.

b. Excludes records with missing values.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_2_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.