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2011 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_29.1
Hospice patients who received the right amount of help for feelings of anxiety or sadness, United States, 2008-2010
Population groupNumberPercentSENumberPercentSENumberPercentSE
Total 94,80090.50.187,71490.60.182,47090.30.1
65 and over73,78290.90.167,90390.90.163,83190.60.1
Other race/multiple races1,87887.50.81,79987.70.81,56886.70.9
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races75,09791.00.169,34391.20.167,44790.70.1
  Non-Hispanic, White70,16891.30.164,92291.60.160,07091.20.1
  Non-Hispanic, Black2,56085.90.72,35085.50.72,17586.00.7
Hispanic, all races2,61586.80.72,32785.70.72,26985.30.7
EducationLess than high school8,67691.60.39,05091.50.39,59391.20.3
High school graduate15,29992.00.215,21792.00.215,37091.60.2
At least some college14,17691.00.214,28690.60.213,79890.50.3

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T11_1_29_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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