T11_1_22_2a

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_22.2a
Home health care patients who were admitted to the hospital, by race,a United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 28.80.0227.80.0234.50.0622.60.1627.10.5234.50.3331.80.61
Age0-6435.00.0534.70.0736.20.1128.50.5531.31.2137.50.6437.81.24
65-7428.00.0427.20.0533.30.1220.50.3026.80.9635.20.6429.91.20
75-8427.60.0426.90.0433.90.1221.60.2525.00.8733.30.6329.01.09
85 and over26.90.0426.20.0534.10.1624.10.3326.71.2130.10.7830.41.40
GenderMale30.60.0429.80.0435.30.1025.40.2628.40.8235.80.5433.01.02
Female27.70.0326.60.0334.10.0820.70.2026.20.6633.60.4231.10.77

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.

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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T11_1_22_2a: 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_2a.html