Table 10_1_12-2

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_12.2
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, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
WhiteBlackAPI
RateaSERateaSERateaSERateaSERateaSE
Total11.30.010.90.113.20.212.40.412.50.2
Age18–445.40.14.90.16.10.26.70.55.80.2
45–6410.30.110.10.111.30.29.80.610.40.3
65 and over16.90.116.60.117.80.318.10.718.90.4
Age65–6914.00.213.60.214.70.514.31.216.70.7
70–7414.90.214.40.217.90.615.21.417.40.7
75–7917.80.217.30.219.40.722.91.720.00.9
80–8420.10.320.00.320.71.021.01.820.11.2
85 and over25.00.424.20.425.71.625.53.033.51.9
GenderMale15.60.115.40.116.10.318.60.715.40.3
Female9.30.19.40.18.80.18.30.48.80.2
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)12.40.111.70.113.90.213.81.013.30.3
Second quartile11.70.111.30.113.70.311.30.812.70.4
Third quartile10.80.110.60.111.00.412.20.711.00.4
Fourth quartile (highest income)10.50.110.20.112.30.512.70.612.10.5
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan11.80.111.20.113.30.211.60.512.70.3
Large fringe metropolitan11.80.111.60.113.90.312.90.911.10.5
Medium metropolitan11.20.110.80.113.00.412.50.912.10.5
Small metropolitan10.20.210.00.211.70.620.82.412.90.8
Micropolitan (nonmetro)10.70.110.40.114.50.613.61.613.50.7
Noncore (nonmetro)11.00.210.80.210.50.726.45.416.01.0
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance10.30.110.00.112.10.311.70.710.20.3
Medicare11.60.111.20.113.20.212.50.513.20.3
Medicaid16.50.216.30.316.80.513.41.216.20.6
Other insurance9.90.39.40.310.70.911.72.412.10.9
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge12.40.310.70.417.61.017.72.612.80.9
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast11.50.111.10.114.60.412.81.011.20.5
Midwest11.10.110.70.113.80.320.61.614.71.0
South11.90.111.60.112.80.212.70.813.50.3
West10.20.19.70.111.90.411.60.511.60.3
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit10.90.110.50.112.90.212.90.411.30.2
Private, for profit12.10.111.70.113.60.46.70.913.30.4
Public13.90.213.20.215.00.519.01.317.90.6
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching12.00.111.50.113.90.213.70.713.10.3
Nonteaching11.00.110.70.112.80.211.80.412.30.2
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan12.30.111.90.113.70.212.10.512.90.2
Large fringe metropolitan11.40.111.20.113.30.412.11.29.70.6
Medium metropolitan10.80.110.50.112.60.413.80.912.50.5
Small metropolitan10.70.110.60.211.20.615.82.915.30.8
Micropolitan (nonmetro)9.50.29.20.213.60.810.71.810.41.0
Noncore (nonmetro)7.30.47.20.410.31.7**10.12.9
Bed size of hospitalLess than 1008.10.28.10.29.80.67.01.27.80.6
100–29911.00.110.60.112.90.312.20.512.40.3
300–49912.20.111.60.114.00.314.80.813.70.3
500 or more12.00.111.70.113.40.312.70.813.00.4

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.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases, disparities analysis file, 2005. This file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 23 States: AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, KS, MA, MD, MI, MO, NH, NJ, NY, OK, RI, SC, TN, TX, VT, and WI.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_12-2: 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_12-2.html