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Table 1.125a
Home health care patients who get better at taking their medication correctly, United States, 2004
Population group Percent Standard error
Total 38.8 0.0
Age 0-64 43.0 0.1
65-74 48.7 0.1
75-84 40.1 0.1
85 and over 29.4 0.1
Gender Male 39.5 0.1
Female 38.4 0.1
Racea White only 39.0 0.1
Black only 39.3 0.1
Asian only 38.3 0.3
NHOPI only 37.9 0.9
AI/AN only 38.5 0.6
Multiple races 38.7 1.3
Ethnicitya Hispanic, all races 36.7 0.2
Non-Hispanic, White 39.0 0.1
Non-Hispanic, Black 39.3 0.1
Non-Hispanic, other 37.9 0.2

a Excludes records with missing values.

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

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

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