T11_1_7_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_7.2a
Home health care patients who had less shortness of breath, by race,a United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 60.10.060.90.059.30.161.80.363.40.857.60.558.41.0
Age0-6458.00.158.50.158.30.263.50.962.32.155.51.152.82.0
65-7462.10.163.50.160.30.263.10.564.61.660.11.060.51.9
75-8460.90.161.60.159.80.261.30.464.61.456.71.060.61.7
85 and over58.50.158.80.158.40.360.60.560.61.958.11.258.62.2
GenderMale59.80.160.60.158.90.262.00.462.91.357.90.959.81.6
Female60.30.061.10.159.40.161.70.363.81.157.40.757.61.2

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. Also excludes records with missing race values.

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_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_7_2a.html