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_8.1
Home health care patients who had less urinary incontinence,a United States, 2002-2009
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over42.
RacebWhite only47.
Black only47.
Asian only46.90.347.70.450.90.449.30.447.20.547.70.546.00.547.80.5
NHOPI only46.
AI/AN only45.10.745.20.747.10.745.30.844.20.845.30.844.20.844.80.8
Multiple races46.
EthnicitybHispanic, all races38.
Non-Hispanic, White47.
Non-Hispanic, Black47.
Non-Hispanic, other48.

a. Episodes in which a person's urinary incontinence 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 October 2014
Internet Citation: T11_1_8_1: 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_8_1.html