Table T2_12_1_6-2

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_6.2
Long-staya nursing home residents who lost too much weight,b United States, 2000–2006c
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 8.980.
85 and over9.240.059.350.059.410.059.900.0510.100.0510.600.0510.620.05
Race/ethnicitydNon-Hispanic, White9.
Non-Hispanic, Black8.900.
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN9.290.468.200.438.910.439.320.469.070.469.370.4910.740.52
Non-Hispanic, API8.310.268.310.269.230.318.900.329.470.339.290.3410.000.37
Hispanic, all races7.760.

a Long-stay residents typically enter a nursing facility because they are no longer able to care for themselves at home. They tend to stay in the facility for several months or years.

b Includes residents who experienced weight loss of 5% or more in the prior 30 days or 10% or more in the prior 6 months.

c Data reflect care for the third quarter of each calendar year.

d Excludes records with unknown age, gender, or race/ethnicity.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Minimum Data Set.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_12_1_6-2: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.