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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.
Hospice patient caregivers who perceived patient was referred to hospice at the right time, United States, 2007
|65 and over||33,252||90.9||0.2|
|Other race/multiple races||1,145||86.9||1.0|
|Non-Hispanic, all races||77,320||88.4||0.1|
|Education||Less than high school||5,708||91.6||0.4|
|High school graduate||26,042||90.3||0.2|
|At least some college||47,563||86.9||0.2|
Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.
Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Family Evaluation of Hospice Care Survey.
Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 9_3_3-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports.
September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/9_nursinghome_homehealth_hospice/T9_3_3-1.html