Table 10_1_8_2b

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_8.2b
Home health care patients who got better at taking their medication correctly, by ethnicity,a United States, 2009
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 43.40.043.80.044.90.138.30.1
Age0-6449.30.149.50.151.20.244.70.3
65-7454.60.157.30.150.40.243.30.2
75-8444.50.145.60.142.30.237.30.2
85 and over32.70.132.90.133.30.228.20.3
GenderMale43.90.144.40.144.70.238.80.2
Female43.10.043.40.145.00.138.00.2

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: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

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Internet Citation: Table 10_1_8_2b: 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_2b.html