Table 10_1_4-1

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_4.1
Surgical discharges with catheter-associated urinary tract infection, United States, 2006a
Population groupExposedAdverse eventsPercentSE
Total8,9774805.350.24
AgeUnder 651,157433.720.56
65–742,8911324.570.39
75–843,2051885.870.42
85 and over1,7241176.790.61
GenderMale3,7031504.050.32
Female5,2743306.260.33
RaceWhite7,7303905.050.25
Black734577.770.99
Other513336.431.08
DiabetesYes3,0172016.660.45
No5,9602794.680.27
ObesityYes1,324916.870.70
No7,6533895.080.25
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes2,1021537.280.57
No6,8753274.760.26
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes2,8742087.240.48
No6,1032724.460.26
COPDYes2,7751585.690.44
No6,2023225.190.28
SmokingYes1,311624.730.59
No7,6664185.450.26
CorticosteroidsYes651304.610.82
No8,3264505.400.25
Coronary artery diseaseYes3,7962566.740.41
No5,1812244.320.28
Renal diseaseYes2,4752128.570.56
No6,5022684.120.25

a Data include Medicare beneficiaries discharged from January to December.

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_4-1: 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_4-1.html