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_22.2b
Home health care patients who were admitted to the hospital, by ethnicity,a United States, 2009
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 28.80.0227.80.0234.50.0630.60.08
85 and over26.90.0426.20.0534.10.1630.50.19

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: SE: standard error.

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


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T11_1_22_2b: 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_22_2b.html