Skip Navigation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality
Archive print banner
2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to for current information.

Table 1.126a
Home health care patients who get better at bathing, United States, 2004
Population group Percent Standard error
Total 60.7 0.0
Age 0-64 61.1 0.1
65-74 68.0 0.1
75-84 61.9 0.1
85 and over 51.5 0.1
Gender Male 61.8 0.1
Female 60.2 0.0
Racea White only 61.5 0.0
Black only 57.6 0.1
Asian only 60.3 0.3
NHOPI only 60.6 0.8
AI/AN only 58.7 0.5
Multiple races 62.2 1.0
Ethnicitya Hispanic, all races 57.2 0.1
Non-Hispanic, White 61.5 0.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 57.6 0.1
Non-Hispanic, other 59.6 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.

Return to Contents


The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.


AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care