T11_1_20_2

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_20.2
Short-staya nursing home residents with pressure sores, United States, 2000-2006b
  2006200520042003200220012000
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 20.10.020.70.021.20.021.70.021.60.022.00.022.60.1
Agec0-6419.80.120.30.121.40.221.70.221.60.222.20.222.80.2
65-7419.20.119.60.120.10.120.70.120.70.121.20.121.50.1
75-8419.50.120.10.120.50.120.90.120.90.121.20.121.80.1
85 and over21.20.121.90.122.10.122.70.122.60.123.00.123.50.1
GendercMale22.40.123.00.123.40.123.90.123.90.124.30.125.00.1
Female19.00.119.60.120.10.120.50.120.50.120.90.121.40.1
Race/ethnicitycNon-Hispanic, White19.60.020.20.020.60.021.10.021.00.121.40.121.80.1
Non-Hispanic, Black23.80.124.50.125.00.125.80.126.50.227.30.228.20.2
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN21.00.721.40.722.40.722.50.722.60.820.80.824.80.8
Non-Hispanic, API22.30.422.20.422.70.421.70.422.50.522.30.523.00.5
Hispanic, all races24.10.223.80.224.70.225.00.325.40.326.40.327.20.3

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.

Additional detail may be found in the Measure Specifications appendix.

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 March 2012
Internet Citation: T11_1_20_2: 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_20_2.html