T11_1_9_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_9.2a
Home health care patients who needed urgent, unplanned medical care, by race,a United States, 2009
    Single race  
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 22.00.0221.90.0224.70.0615.60.1420.90.4825.70.3123.90.57
Age0-6426.40.0527.10.0726.20.1020.30.4924.71.1329.30.6129.91.18
65-7420.90.0420.90.0523.40.1114.20.2620.30.8725.40.5921.31.09
75-8421.10.0321.10.0424.00.1114.70.2219.30.8024.00.5822.21.01
85 and over21.30.0421.20.0424.90.1516.50.2920.61.1222.60.7221.71.26
GenderMale23.00.0323.10.0424.90.1017.50.2322.20.7626.90.5124.50.94
Female21.30.0221.20.0324.60.0714.30.1720.00.6124.90.3923.60.71

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

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T11_1_9_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_9_2a.html