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_15.1
Short-staya nursing home residents who had moderate to severe pain, United States, 2007-2009b
Population groupSample sizePercentSESample sizePercentSESample sizePercentSE
Total 1,427,71520.10.01,396,25621.00.01,325,93421.60.0
85 and over248,57013.40.1254,48814.30.1249,59815.30.1
Race/ethnicitycNon-Hispanic, White1,196,08520.90.01,173,72221.80.01,116,44022.40.0
Non-Hispanic, Black144,59715.50.1139,67816.20.1132,45416.50.1
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN4,93723.50.64,78524.20.64,66025.00.6
Non-Hispanic, API17,47114.20.316,28614.50.314,63915.40.3
Hispanic, all races50,04517.00.247,96417.30.245,02517.70.2

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_15_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_15_1.html