Improving the Measurement of Surgical Site Infection Risk Stratification/Outcome Detection

Exhibit 21. No. of total knee arthroplasties at principal hospitals in 2008 compared to the HCUP estimates for different hospital types

Rank of 2008 #TKA Discharges 1 2 3 4 5
Hospital Type          
# Hospitals in Hospital Type 256 308 1301 627 23
% Nation's TKA at this Hospital Type 15.4% 14.3% 29.4% 14.2% NA
# TKA Discharges 2008 513.6 394.8 192.4 192.4 191.3*
           
Rank of 2008 #TKA Discharges 6 7 8 9 10
# Hospitals in Hospital Type 1 220 1 187 1072
% Nation's TKA at this Hospital Type NA 3.6% NA 2.4% 11.4%
# TKA Discharges 2008 140.3* 139.3 116* 109.9 90.5
           
Rank of 2008 #TKA Discharges 11 12 13    
# Hospitals in Hospital Type 1 969 724    
% Nation's TKA at this Hospital Type NA 7.7% 1.7%    
# TKA Discharges 2008 81.5* 67.8 19.6    

* Averaged between 2008 and 2009. Highlighted columns represent hospitals in our dataset.
TKA = total knee arthroplasties, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Internet Citation: Exhibit 21. No. of total knee arthroplasties at principal hospitals in 2008 compared to the HCUP estimates for different hospital types. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/ssi/ssiexh21.html