T11_1_9_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_9.1
Home health care patients who needed urgent, unplanned medical care, United States,a 2004-2009
  200920082007200620052004
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 22.00.0221.70.0221.20.0221.20.0221.10.0221.10.02
Ageb0-6426.40.0525.90.0525.60.0525.70.0625.40.0625.50.06
65-7420.90.0420.60.0420.10.0420.20.0420.20.0420.20.04
75-8421.10.0320.90.0320.30.0320.30.0320.20.0320.20.03
85 and over21.30.0421.20.0420.60.0420.70.0420.50.0420.50.04
GenderbMale23.00.0322.80.0322.30.0322.20.0322.10.0422.10.04
Female21.30.0221.00.0320.60.0320.60.0320.50.0320.50.03
RacebWhite only21.90.0221.60.0221.10.0221.10.0220.80.0220.80.02
Black only24.70.0624.20.0623.80.0624.00.0624.00.0624.00.06
Asian only15.60.1415.60.1515.10.1515.90.1616.40.1616.40.17
NHOPI only20.90.4821.70.4920.20.4921.20.5019.10.4819.10.51
AI/AN only25.70.3125.80.3124.50.3225.10.3324.60.3325.10.33
Multiple races23.90.5722.60.5923.40.5923.00.6121.80.6223.50.66
EthnicitybHispanic, all races19.50.0719.70.0719.20.0719.40.0819.90.0820.30.08
Non-Hispanic, White21.90.0221.60.0221.10.0221.10.0220.80.0220.80.02
Non-Hispanic, Black24.70.0624.20.0623.80.0624.00.0624.00.0624.00.06
Non-Hispanic, other19.00.0918.80.0918.00.0918.70.1018.70.1019.00.10

a. Episodes with an assessment indicating that urgent or unplanned medical care was initiated.

b. Excludes records with missing 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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T11_1_9_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_9_1.html