Table 10_1_8_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_8.2a
Home health care patients who got better at taking their medication correctly, by race,a United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 43.40.043.80.044.90.140.80.342.70.842.00.642.11.0
Age0-6449.30.149.50.151.20.247.60.949.22.246.01.243.72.3
65-7454.60.157.30.150.40.250.30.550.31.650.61.249.32.2
75-8444.50.145.60.142.30.240.90.441.91.441.31.042.11.7
85 and over32.70.132.90.133.20.230.60.430.61.630.41.133.92.0
GenderMale43.90.144.40.144.70.241.30.443.21.341.50.942.81.7
Female43.10.043.40.145.00.140.50.342.31.142.30.741.61.3

a. Episodes in which a person showed improvement in ability to manage oral medications 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_8_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_8_2a.html