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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.
Hospice patients who received the right amount of medicine for pain, United States, 2005 and 2008
| || ||2008||2005|
|65 and over||95.3||0.1||95.1||0.1|
|Race||American Indian/Alaska Native||92.8||1.2||91.7||1.3|
|Other race/multiple races||93.8||0.7||92.7||0.8|
|Non-Hispanic, all races||94.4||0.1||94.1||0.1|
|Education||Less than high school||94.6||0.3||94.0||0.3|
|High school graduate||95.0||0.1||94.4||0.2|
|At least some college||94.0||0.1||93.8||0.1|
Key: SE: standard error.
Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Family Evaluation of Hospice Care Survey.
Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_24-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports.
March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_24-1.html