Table 10_1_6_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_6.3
Long-staya nursing home residents who spent most of their time in bed or in a chair, by race/ethnicity,b 2009c
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 3.970.023.720.025.440.064.120.274.160.143.900.08
Ageb0-645.810.065.740.075.900.116.430.646.620.465.740.22
65-744.920.054.860.065.510.134.170.625.260.443.760.20
75-843.910.033.710.045.380.113.220.463.920.253.500.14
85 and over3.130.022.960.035.000.102.620.413.090.193.040.14
GenderbMale3.900.033.670.044.630.084.170.414.940.264.060.13
Female4.010.023.740.025.970.084.080.353.740.173.780.11

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

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

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_6_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_6_3.html