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Table 10_1_2-1

2010 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 10_1_2.1
Home health care patients who get better at walking or moving around,a United States, 2002-2008
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
85 and over39.
RacebWhite only45.
Black only41.
Asian only49.
NHOPI only48.30.747.50.745.00.842.50.741.30.840.30.939.20.9
AI/AN only43.50.542.10.541.10.538.50.537.00.536.30.535.40.5
Multiple races42.20.943.30.943.00.940.30.939.
EthnicitybHispanic, all races42.
Non-Hispanic, White45.
Non-Hispanic, Black41.
Non-Hispanic, other47.

a Episodes in which a person improved at walking or moving around compared to a prior assessment.� Episodes for people who are at the highest level and cannot improve any more are excluded.

b Excludes records with missing values.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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

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


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_2-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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