T11_1_21_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_21.2
Short-staya nursing home residents with delirium, United States, 2000-2006b
  2006200520042003200220012000
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 2.900.013.150.023.390.023.590.023.890.024.210.024.620.02
Agec0-642.530.072.510.072.580.072.600.082.770.082.920.093.370.10
65-742.580.052.840.052.950.053.140.053.360.063.710.064.200.07
75-843.070.043.280.043.520.043.670.044.070.044.410.044.910.05
85 and over3.520.043.840.044.030.044.250.044.610.045.040.055.450.05
GendercMale3.080.033.320.033.620.033.810.034.150.034.540.044.980.04
Female2.800.023.060.023.280.023.480.023.760.024.050.024.450.03
Race/ethnicitycNon-Hispanic, White2.980.023.240.023.480.023.710.024.010.024.340.024.750.02
Non-Hispanic, Black2.640.052.880.053.070.053.000.053.310.063.510.063.860.07
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN3.270.273.720.293.820.314.120.344.130.343.940.354.240.36
Non-Hispanic, API2.060.121.760.122.100.142.380.152.730.172.890.183.270.21
Hispanic, all races1.820.071.950.072.200.082.410.082.630.093.000.103.590.12

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_21_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_21_2.html