T11_1_8_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_8.2b
Home health care patients who had less urinary incontinence, by ethnicity,a United States, 2009
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 47.10.047.70.147.80.138.40.2
Age0-6446.50.146.40.249.20.339.70.4
65-7452.70.154.20.152.00.340.50.3
75-8448.60.149.40.147.60.239.30.3
85 and over42.60.143.10.141.60.333.90.3
GenderMale49.10.150.00.149.10.240.10.3
Female46.30.146.80.147.30.237.60.2

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: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T11_1_8_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_8_2b.html