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Table 9_1_9-2

2008 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 9_1_9.2
Low-risk long-stay nursing home residents who have pressure sores, by race/ethnicity,a United States, 2006b
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
85 and over2.

a Age, gender, and race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

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

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.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 9_1_9-2: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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