Table 11_1_10_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 11_1_10.1
Home health care patients who stayed at home after an episode of home health care ended, United States,a 2004-2009
  200920082007200620052004
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 67.80.0268.00.0268.30.0268.20.0268.40.0268.50.02
Ageb0-6462.50.0662.70.0662.80.0662.70.0662.90.0662.90.06
65-7469.20.0469.40.0569.60.0569.50.0569.60.0569.60.05
75-8468.90.0469.10.0469.50.0469.40.0469.70.0469.70.04
85 and over68.50.0468.40.0568.90.0568.60.0568.60.0569.00.05
GenderbMale65.80.0465.90.0466.20.0466.20.0466.30.0466.50.04
Female69.00.0369.20.0369.50.0369.30.0369.50.0369.60.03
RacebWhite only68.60.0368.80.0369.20.0369.10.0369.30.0369.50.03
Black only62.70.0663.10.0763.40.0763.20.0763.00.0762.90.07
Asian only74.20.1774.00.1874.20.1873.90.1973.90.1974.40.20
NHOPI only69.40.5469.80.5470.80.5568.90.5671.10.5570.70.58
AI/AN only61.70.3461.90.3562.90.3661.90.3662.60.3763.90.36
Multiple races64.40.6366.00.6766.10.6665.80.6867.10.7066.50.73
EthnicitybHispanic, all races65.80.0865.00.0965.30.0965.40.0965.30.0965.70.10
Non-Hispanic, White68.60.0368.80.0369.20.0369.10.0369.30.0369.50.03
Non-Hispanic, Black62.70.0663.10.0763.40.0763.20.0763.00.0762.90.07
Non-Hispanic, other71.40.1071.70.1172.10.1171.50.1171.70.1171.50.12

a. Episodes with final assessments indicating patient remained at home at the conclusion of services.

b. Excludes records with missing 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.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_10_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_10_1.html