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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_20.3
Short-staya nursing home residents with pressure sores, by race/ethnicity, 2009b
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAI/ANAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 17.80.017.30.020.80.118.40.619.40.321.00.2
Agec0-6417.10.116.90.117.40.320.91.518.31.217.50.5
65-7416.60.116.10.118.60.217.21.115.60.718.10.4
75-8417.20.116.60.121.60.218.71.118.40.521.10.3
85 and over19.10.118.50.124.10.318.21.223.40.625.70.4
GendercMale20.00.119.90.120.30.219.70.920.20.520.80.3
Female16.70.016.00.021.10.217.50.719.00.421.20.3

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. Age, gender, and race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T11_1_20_3: 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_3.html