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_14.1
Short-staya nursing home residents who were assessed and received a pneumococcal vaccination, United States, 2006-2009b
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over84.
Race/ethnicitycNon-Hispanic, White83.
Non-Hispanic, Black72.
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN81.50.774.30.869.20.860.30.9
Non-Hispanic, API77.40.472.60.466.60.558.30.5
Hispanic, all races73.00.370.10.365.30.356.20.3

a. Short-stay residents stay fewer than 30 days in a nursing home, typically following an acute care hospitalization.

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

c. Excludes records with unknown age, gender, and race/ethnicity.

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T11_1_14_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_14_1.html