Table 10_2_3-1

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_3.1
Discharges with central venous catheter placement with associated mechanical adverse events, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
ExposedAdverse eventsPercentSEExposedAdverse eventsPercentSE
Total3,0701264.100.362,576481.860.27
AgeUnder 65690284.060.75524132.480.68
65–741,023393.810.60905121.330.38
75–841,010414.060.62847182.130.50
85 and over347185.191.19****
GenderMale1,461614.180.521,205221.830.39
Female1,609654.040.491,371261.900.37
RaceWhite2,4571054.270.412,068381.840.30
Black417133.120.85****
Other********
DiabetesYes1,332614.580.571,052262.470.48
No1,738653.740.461,524221.440.31
ObesityYes601345.660.94****
No2,469923.730.382,117411.940.30
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes736283.800.71627111.750.52
No2,334984.200.421,949371.900.31
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes1,127474.170.60978212.150.46
No1,943794.070.451,598271.690.32
COPDYes1,093575.220.67847131.530.42
No1,977693.490.411,729352.020.34
SmokingYes535213.930.84****
No2,5351054.140.402,113381.800.29
CancerYesDNADNADNADNA775162.060.51
NoDNADNADNADNA1,801321.780.31
CorticosteroidsYes********
No2,7891174.200.382,306431.860.28
Coronary artery diseaseYes1,529583.790.491,376241.740.35
No1,541684.410.521,200242.000.40
Renal diseaseYes1,429664.620.56974292.980.54
No1,641603.660.461,602191.190.27

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_3-1: 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_3-1.html