Table 10_1_18-1

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_18.1
Adverse events in patients receiving hip joint replacement due to degenerative conditions, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
ExposedAdverse eventsPercentSEExposedAdverse eventsPercentSE
Total****306154.901.23
AgeUnder 65********
65–74********
75 and over****157148.922.27
GenderMale********
Female********
RaceWhite****286155.241.32
Other********
DiabetesYes********
No****261124.601.30
ObesityYes********
No****275145.091.33
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes********
No****276145.071.32
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes********
No****283144.951.29
COPDYes********
No********
SmokingYes********
No****280134.641.26
CancerNoDNADNADNADNA253124.741.34
YesDNADNADNADNA****
CorticosteroidsYes********
No****296144.731.23
Coronary artery diseaseYes********
No****239114.601.36
Renal diseaseYes********
No****292134.451.21

a Data include Medicare beneficiaries discharged from January to December.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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

Key: CHF: congestive heart failure; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Patient Safety Monitoring System.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 10_1_18-1: 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_18-1.html