T11_1_7_1

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_7.1
Home health care patients who had less shortness of breath,a United States, 2002-2009
  20092008200720062005200420032002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 60.10.060.50.061.30.060.80.058.90.057.60.055.10.053.30.0
Ageb0-6458.00.158.30.159.00.158.50.156.90.155.80.153.30.151.80.1
65-7462.10.162.30.162.80.162.40.160.60.159.10.156.60.154.60.1
75-8460.90.161.30.162.10.161.50.159.60.158.20.155.70.153.80.1
85 and over58.50.158.90.159.80.159.30.157.40.156.00.153.50.151.80.1
GenderbMale59.80.160.20.161.00.160.40.158.60.157.30.154.90.153.20.1
Female60.30.060.70.061.40.060.90.159.10.157.70.155.20.153.40.1
RacebWhite only60.90.061.10.061.90.061.30.059.30.057.70.055.20.153.40.1
Black only59.30.159.60.160.10.159.60.158.90.157.70.155.40.153.30.1
Asian only61.80.363.00.362.70.361.90.359.20.359.60.358.00.352.70.4
NHOPI only63.40.862.90.865.00.962.10.961.60.959.21.056.91.154.91.1
AI/AN only57.60.557.50.558.50.657.50.655.60.654.40.652.40.651.40.6
Multiple races58.41.060.51.059.01.060.61.159.51.158.91.254.61.251.61.2
EthnicitybHispanic, all races52.60.154.30.155.50.156.50.155.40.255.00.252.90.251.30.2
Non-Hispanic, White60.90.061.10.061.90.061.30.059.30.057.70.055.20.153.40.1
Non-Hispanic, Black59.30.159.60.160.20.159.60.158.90.157.70.155.40.153.30.1
Non-Hispanic, other60.90.261.60.261.90.261.00.258.60.257.80.2DNADNADNADNA

a. Episodes in which a person's dyspneic status improved compared with a prior assessment. Episodes for people who are at the highest level and cannot improve any more are excluded.

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_7_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_7_1.html