Table 10_1_2_2a

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_2.2a
Home health care patients who get better at walking or moving around, by race,a United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 46.90.047.60.043.70.149.00.250.60.744.00.545.50.9
Age0-6447.80.148.80.145.90.252.30.852.91.744.30.943.11.8
65-7451.50.153.10.145.50.253.60.453.91.348.70.950.61.7
75-8447.50.148.40.142.20.247.60.449.81.243.00.946.41.5
85 and over41.50.141.80.138.80.245.50.545.31.638.31.040.41.9
GenderMale48.70.149.70.144.40.249.90.450.71.244.40.847.41.4
Female45.90.046.40.043.30.148.50.350.50.943.70.644.51.1

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. Also 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 March 2012
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_2_2a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/10_functional_status/T10_1_2_2a.html