T11_1_21_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_21.1
Short-staya nursing home residents with delirium, United States, 2007-2009b
  200920082007
Population groupSample sizePercentSESample sizePercentSESample sizePercentSE
Total 1,412,0482.210.011,379,6362.500.011,308,5042.660.01
Agec0-6456,0132.030.0653,9902.130.0652,1562.230.06
65-74101,9782.130.05101,7982.310.0598,7102.500.05
75-84211,8972.490.03221,1902.720.03225,7682.840.03
85 and over245,8612.850.03251,5903.140.03246,5863.300.04
GendercFemale917,7212.140.02903,5362.430.02861,1572.560.02
Male493,6352.340.02475,4432.640.02446,7912.860.02
Race/ethnicitycNon-Hispanic, White1,183,3502.290.011,160,0172.600.011,101,9832.760.02
Non-Hispanic, Black142,7531.910.04137,8942.160.04130,5932.340.04
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN4,8712.440.224,7122.530.234,5852.620.24
Non-Hispanic, API17,2421.440.0916,0031.610.1014,3771.530.10
Hispanic, all races49,3701.410.0547,3271.590.0644,3901.730.06

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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T11_1_21_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_21_1.html