Table 10_1_12-1

2008 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_12.1
Postoperative respiratory failure per 1,000 elective-surgery discharges with an operating room procedure (excluding patients with respiratory disease, circulatory disease, neuromuscular disorders, obstetric conditions, and admissions specifically for acute respiratory failure), age 18 and over, United States, 2000 and 2005
Population group20052000
RateaSERateaSE
Total10.90.010.20.1
Age18–445.00.14.80.1
45–649.90.19.30.1
65 and over16.30.115.20.1
Age65–6913.10.212.40.2
70–7414.10.213.20.2
75–7917.40.216.40.2
80–8420.50.319.70.3
85 and over22.80.419.30.4
GenderMale15.00.113.90.1
Female8.90.18.10.1
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)11.80.111.00.1
Second quartile11.10.110.30.1
Third quartile10.70.110.30.1
Fourth quartile (highest income)9.90.19.30.1
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan11.20.110.80.1
Large fringe metropolitan10.30.110.40.1
Medium metropolitan11.20.19.80.1
Small metropolitan10.80.29.50.2
Micropolitan (nonmetro)10.10.19.80.2
Noncore (nonmetro)11.60.210.10.2
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance9.70.19.50.1
Medicare11.10.110.20.1
Medicaid16.00.214.60.2
Other insurance10.30.39.00.3
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge10.70.313.20.4
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast10.10.19.80.1
Midwest10.70.19.60.1
South11.60.110.70.1
West10.30.110.50.1
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit10.40.19.70.1
Private, for profit13.20.111.70.2
Public11.00.112.60.2
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching11.00.110.60.1
Nonteaching10.80.110.00.1
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan11.30.110.60.1
Large fringe metropolitan10.50.110.60.1
Medium metropolitan11.00.19.70.1
Small metropolitan10.90.210.40.2
Micropolitan (nonmetro)9.80.28.70.2
Noncore (nonmetro)9.50.47.70.3
Bed size of hospitalLess than 1008.30.18.30.2
100–29912.10.110.20.1
300–49911.00.111.20.1
500 or more9.90.19.70.1

a Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, comorbidities, and diagnosis-related group (DRG) clusters. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender, comorbidities, and DRG clusters; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age, comorbidities, and DRG clusters.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_12-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/10_patientsafety/T10_1_12-1.html