Table 10_2_1-1

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_2_1.1
Discharges with central venous catheter placement with associated bloodstream infections or mechanical adverse events, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
ExposedAdverse eventsPercentSEExposedAdverse eventsPercentSE
Total3,0701775.770.422576762.950.33
AgeUnder 65690375.360.86524183.440.80
65–741,023555.380.71905222.430.51
75–841,010616.040.75847303.540.64
85 and over347246.921.36****
GenderMale1,461935.750.611205352.900.48
Female1,609845.780.581371412.990.46
RaceWhite2,4571445.860.472068572.760.36
Black417215.041.07368143.801.00
Other196126.121.71****
DiabetesYes1,332846.310.671052393.710.58
No1,738935.350.541524372.430.39
ObesityYes601437.151.05459122.610.74
No2,4691345.430.462117643.020.37
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes736415.570.85627193.030.68
No2,3341365.830.481949572.920.38
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes1,127726.390.73978363.680.60
No1,9431055.400.511598402.500.39
COPDYes1,093787.140.78847232.720.56
No1,977995.010.491729533.070.41
SmokingYes535275.050.95463194.100.92
No2,5351505.920.472113572.700.35
CancerYesDNADNADNADNA775243.100.62
NoDNADNADNADNA1801522.890.39
CorticosteroidsYes281165.691.38****
No2,7891615.770.442306703.040.36
Coronary artery diseaseYes1,529875.690.591376412.980.46
No1,541905.840.601200352.920.49
Renal diseaseYes1,429936.510.65974414.210.64
No1,641845.120.541602352.180.37

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_2_1-1: 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_2_1-1.html