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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_22.1
Home health care patients who were admitted to the hospital,a United States, 2002-2009
  20092008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 28.80.0228.60.0228.20.0228.20.0228.00.0227.90.0227.80.0227.70.02
Age0-6435.00.0534.70.0634.60.0634.60.0634.30.0634.30.0634.10.0734.20.07
65-7428.00.0427.80.0427.50.0427.50.0527.30.0527.40.0527.30.0527.20.05
75-8427.60.0427.40.0427.00.0427.00.0426.60.0426.60.0426.40.0426.30.04
85 and over26.90.0427.00.0426.50.0426.60.0526.50.0526.30.0526.40.0526.30.05
GenderMale30.60.0430.50.0430.10.0430.00.0429.80.0429.70.0429.50.0429.50.04
Female27.70.0327.50.0327.10.0327.20.0326.90.0326.90.0326.80.0326.60.03
RacebWhite only27.80.0227.60.0227.20.0327.20.0326.90.0326.80.0326.70.0326.60.03
Black only34.50.0634.20.0633.80.0733.90.0733.90.0734.10.0733.90.0733.90.07
Asian only22.60.1622.80.1722.60.1723.10.1823.00.1922.50.1921.50.1921.70.20
NHOPI only27.10.5226.90.5226.00.5327.00.5325.60.5226.30.5626.00.6027.60.62
AI/AN only34.50.3334.20.3433.10.3534.20.3533.60.3632.30.3531.20.3430.70.34
Multiple races31.80.6130.60.6530.70.6430.60.6629.10.6729.70.7129.00.7331.10.71
EthnicitybHispanic, all races30.60.0831.30.0831.00.0930.90.0931.00.0930.70.0930.30.1030.60.10
Non-Hispanic, White27.80.0227.60.0227.20.0327.20.0326.90.0326.80.0326.70.0326.60.03
Non-Hispanic, Black34.50.0634.20.0633.80.0733.90.0733.90.0734.10.0733.90.0733.90.07
Non-Hispanic, other25.20.1024.90.124.50.1025.20.1125.00.1125.10.11DNADNADNADNA

a. Episodes in which a person was hospitalized for an acute condition while receiving home health care services. Reason for hospitalization may be for emergent, urgent, or elective medical care.

b. Excludes records with missing values.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T11_1_22_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_22_1.html