Table 10_1_20-1

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_20.1
Adverse events in patients receiving hip joint replacement due to fracture or degenerative conditions, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
ExposedAdverse eventsPercentSEExposedAdverse eventsPercentSE
Total451214.660.99476347.141.18
AgeUnder 65********
65–74********
75 and over282144.961.29306309.801.70
GenderMale****159127.552.09
Female304134.281.16317226.941.43
RaceWhite420204.761.04444337.431.24
Other********
DiabetesYes********
No363195.231.17394297.361.32
ObesityYes********
No401194.741.06441337.481.25
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes********
No378164.231.04399256.271.21
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes********
No393194.831.08405286.911.26
COPDYes****931212.903.48
No354195.371.20383225.741.19
SmokingYes********
No398184.521.04438317.081.23
CancerYesDNADNADNADNA921213.043.51
NoDNADNADNADNA384225.731.19
CorticosteroidsYes********
No435204.601.00453316.841.19
Coronary artery diseaseYes********
No324134.011.09346246.941.37
Renal diseaseYes********
No395184.561.05429306.991.23

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_20-1: 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_20-1.html