T11_1_9_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_9.2b
Home health care patients who needed urgent, unplanned medical care, by ethnicity,a United States, 2009
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalWhiteBlack
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 22.00.0221.90.0224.70.0619.50.07
Age0-6426.40.0527.10.0726.20.1023.20.16
65-7420.90.0421.00.0523.40.1117.70.13
75-8421.10.0321.10.0424.00.1118.50.12
85 and over21.30.0421.20.0424.90.1519.10.17
GenderMale23.00.0323.10.0424.90.1020.70.11
Female21.30.0221.20.0324.60.0718.60.09

a. Episodes with an assessment indicating that urgent or unplanned medical care was initiated. 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_9_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_9_2b.html