Table 10_1_19-1

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_19.1
Adverse events in patients receiving hip joint replacement due to fracture, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
ExposedAdverse eventsPercentSEExposedAdverse eventsPercentSE
Total194126.191.731701911.182.42
AgeUnder 65********
65–74********
75 and over162116.791.981491610.742.54
GenderMale********
Female****1251411.202.82
RaceWhite176116.251.821581811.392.53
Other********
DiabetesYes********
No****1331712.782.90
ObesityYes********
No185126.491.811661911.452.47
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes********
No****123118.942.57
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes********
No****1221411.482.89
COPDYes********
No****138139.422.49
SmokingYes********
No****1581811.392.53
CancerYesDNADNADNADNA39923.086.75
NoDNADNADNADNA****
CorticosteroidsYes********
No183116.011.761571710.832.48
Coronary artery diseaseYes********
No****1071312.153.16
Renal diseaseYes********
No****1371712.412.82

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_19-1: 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_19-1.html