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Table 11_1_24-1

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.

Table 11_1_24.1
Hospice patients who received the right amount of medicine for pain, United States, 2005 and 2008
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
65 and over95.
RaceAmerican Indian/Alaska Native92.
Asian/Pacific Islander89.41.385.51.6
Other race/multiple races93.80.792.70.8
Non-Hispanic, all races94.
Non-Hispanic, White94.
Non-Hispanic, Black91.60.691.10.6
EducationLess than high school94.60.394.00.3
High school graduate95.
At least some college94.

Key: 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_24-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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