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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.
Home health care patients who needed urgent, unplanned medical care, by ethnicity,a United States, 2009
| || || || ||Non-Hispanic||Hispanic, all races|
| || ||Total||White||Black|
|85 and over||21.3||0.04||21.2||0.04||24.9||0.15||19.1||0.17|
a. Episodes with an assessment indicating that urgent or unplanned medical care was initiated. Excludes records with missing race values.
Key: SE: standard error.
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.
Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T11_1_9_2b: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports.
October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_9_2b.html