T11_1_8_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_8.2a
Home health care patients who had less urinary incontinence, by race,a United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 47.10.047.70.147.80.146.90.346.71.145.10.746.61.2
Age0-6446.50.146.40.249.20.347.81.541.83.245.61.644.42.9
65-7452.70.154.20.152.00.351.20.752.72.350.31.449.42.7
75-8448.60.149.40.147.60.246.90.549.41.845.01.346.52.1
85 and over42.60.143.10.141.60.344.00.639.82.139.81.446.02.5
GenderMale49.10.150.00.149.10.249.60.645.61.945.11.345.82.4
Female46.30.146.80.147.30.245.50.447.31.445.10.847.01.4

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. 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_8_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_8_2a.html