Table T2_12_1_7-1

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_7.1
Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath,a United States, 2010
Population groupPercentSE
Total 62.30.0
Ageb0–6460.60.1
65–7463.70.1
75–8463.00.1
85 and over61.00.1
GenderbMale62.00.1
Female62.50.0
RacebWhite only63.60.0
Black only62.20.1
NHOPI only66.40.7
Multiple races60.60.5
EthnicitybHispanic, all races50.10.1
Non-Hispanic, White63.60.0
Non-Hispanic, Black62.30.1

a Episodes in which a person's dyspneic status improved compared to a prior assessment. Episodes for people who are at the highest level and cannot improve any more are excluded.

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.

Current as of June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_12_1_7-1: 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_7-1.html