Table 10_1_5_3

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_5.3
Long-staya nursing home residents whose need for help with daily activities increased, by race/ethnicity, 2009b
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 15.80.016.00.014.80.115.00.512.10.315.10.2
Agec0-6411.70.112.10.111.00.210.80.97.60.511.10.3
65-7415.20.115.30.115.00.216.51.212.70.714.70.4
75-8416.70.116.80.116.40.216.11.013.70.516.60.3
85 and over16.70.116.70.116.90.216.71.012.40.416.70.3
GendercMale15.70.116.30.114.10.114.20.712.60.414.60.3
Female15.80.016.00.115.20.115.60.711.90.315.50.2

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. Age, gender, and race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_5_3: 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_5_3.html