Table T2_12_1_22-1

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_12_1_22.1
Home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital,a United States, 2010
Population groupPercentSE
Total 26.70.02
Age0–6431.80.05
65–7425.40.04
75–8425.70.03
85 and over25.70.04
GenderMale28.20.03
Female25.80.03
RacebWhite only25.90.02
Black only32.10.06
NHOPI only24.60.40
Multiple races31.10.27
EthnicitybHispanic, all races25.60.07
Non-Hispanic, White26.00.02
Non-Hispanic, Black32.10.06

a Episodes in which a person was hospitalized for an acute condition while receiving home health care services. Reason for hospitalization may be for emergent, urgent, or elective medical care.

b Excludes records with missing values.

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

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

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_12_1_22-1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/12_supportive_palliative_care/T2_12_1_22-1.html