Table 10_1_5_2

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_5.2
Long-staya nursing home residents whose need for help with daily activities increased, United States, 2000-2006b
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over17.
Race/ethnicitycNon-Hispanic, White16.
Non-Hispanic, Black15.
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN14.10.514.40.514.10.514.70.514.20.513.60.414.70.4
Non-Hispanic, API13.30.313.10.312.70.313.10.312.70.313.80.313.90.3
Hispanic, all races14.

a. Long-stay residents typically enter a nursing facility because they can no longer care for themselves at home. They tend to stay in the facility for several months or years.

b. Data reflect care for the third quarter of each calendar year.

c. Excludes records with unknown age, gender, and race/ethnicity.

Additional detail may be found in the Measure Specifications appendix.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Minimum Data Set.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_5_2: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.