Table 10_2_2-1

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_2.1
Discharges with central venous catheter placement with associated bloodstream infections, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
ExposedAdverse eventsPercentSEExposedAdverse eventsPercentSE
Total1,821512.800.391,684281.660.31
AgeUnder 65********
65–74645162.480.61****
75–84619203.230.71570122.110.60
85 and over********
GenderMale905232.540.52805131.610.44
Female916283.060.57879151.710.44
RaceWhite1,470392.650.421,376191.380.31
Black********
Other********
DiabetesYes752233.060.6365213.001.990.55
No1,069282.620.491,032151.450.37
ObesityYes********
No1,485422.830.431,385231.660.34
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes430133.020.83****
No1,391382.730.441,277201.570.35
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes625254.000.78616152.440.62
No1,196262.170.421,068131.220.34
COPDYes583213.600.77****
No1,238302.420.441,146181.570.37
SmokingYes********
No1,503452.990.441,362191.400.32
CancerYesDNADNADNADNA****
NoDNADNADNADNA1,145201.750.39
CorticosteroidsYes********
No1,679442.620.391,546271.750.33
Coronary artery diseaseYes1,007292.880.5395417.001.780.43
No814222.700.57730111.510.45
Renal diseaseYes767273.520.67569122.110.60
No1,054242.280.461,115161.440.36

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_2-1: 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_2-1.html