T11_1_22_2b

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
  TotalWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 28.80.0227.80.0234.50.0630.60.08
Age0-6435.00.0534.70.0736.20.1134.70.17
65-7428.00.0427.20.0533.30.1228.50.15
75-8427.60.0426.90.0433.90.1229.60.14
85 and over26.90.0426.20.0534.10.1630.50.19
GenderMale30.60.0429.80.0435.30.1032.70.13
Female27.70.0326.60.0334.10.0829.30.10

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 March 2012
Internet Citation: T11_1_22_2b: 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_2b.html