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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.130a
Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath, United States, 2004
Population group Percent Standard error
Total 57.6 0.0
Age 0-64 55.8 0.1
65-74 59.1 0.1
75-84 58.2 0.1
85 and over 56.0 0.1
Gender Male 57.3 0.1
Female 57.7 0.1
Racea White only 57.7 0.0
Black only 57.7 0.1
Asian only 59.6 0.3
NHOPI only 59.2 1.0
AI/AN only 54.4 0.6
Multiple races 58.9 1.2
Ethnicitya Hispanic, all races 55.0 0.2
Non-Hispanic, White 57.7 0.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 57.7 0.1
Non-Hispanic, other 57.8 0.2

a Excludes records with missing values.

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native.

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

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