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_21.2
Short-staya nursing home residents with delirium, United States, 2000-2006b
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 2.900.
85 and over3.520.043.840.
Race/ethnicitycNon-Hispanic, White2.980.
Non-Hispanic, Black2.640.052.880.
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN3.270.273.720.293.820.314.120.344.130.343.940.354.240.36
Non-Hispanic, API2.060.121.760.
Hispanic, all races1.820.071.950.

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 October 2014
Internet Citation: T11_1_21_2: 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_21_2.html