Table 10_1_7_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_7.1
Home health care patients who got better at bathing,a United States, 2002-2009
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over56.
RacebWhite only65.
Black only62.
Asian only64.
NHOPI only65.90.764.80.765.40.764.70.760.40.760.60.857.40.957.80.9
AI/AN only63.40.562.80.562.80.562.10.559.10.558.70.556.60.555.50.5
Multiple races63.90.863.10.963.80.962.90.961.60.962.
EthnicitybHispanic, all races60.
Non-Hispanic, White65.
Non-Hispanic, Black62.
Non-Hispanic, other64.

a. Episodes in which a person's ability to bathe improved 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_7_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.