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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 patient caregivers who perceived patient was referred to hospice at the right time, United States, 2005 and 2008
| || ||2008||2005|
|65 and over||90.4||0.2||89.8||0.2|
|Other race/multiple races||86.4||1.0||86.9||1.0|
|Non-Hispanic, all races||88.1||0.1||87.1||0.1|
|Education||Less than high school||91.2||0.4||90.8||0.4|
|High school graduate||90.4||0.2||88.9||0.2|
|At least some college||86.5||0.2||85.5||0.2|
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.
Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 11_1_23-1: 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_23-1.html