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Table 11_1_10-1

2009 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 11_1_10.1
Home health care patients who stays at home after an episode of home health care ends, United States, 2004 and 2007
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over68.
RaceaWhite only69.
Black only63.
Asian only74.
NHOPI only70.80.670.70.6
AI/AN only62.80.463.90.4
Multiple races66.20.766.50.7
EthnicityaHispanic, all races65.
Non-Hispanic, White69.
Non-Hispanic, Black63.
Non-Hispanic, other72.

a Excludes records with missing values.

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

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


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_10-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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