Table 10_2_4-4

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_4.4
Iatrogenic pneumothorax per 1,000 discharges (excluding obstetric admissions and patients with chest trauma, thoracic surgery, lung or pleural biopsy, or cardiac surgery),a age 18 and over, by State, 2000 and 2005
State20052000
RatebSERatebSE
Total0.650.010.750.01
Arizona0.690.040.850.04
Arkansas0.870.05DNCDNC
California0.680.020.790.02
Colorado1.090.051.060.05
Connecticut0.750.050.920.05
Florida0.640.020.730.02
Georgia0.640.030.810.03
Hawaii0.900.091.000.10
Illinois0.530.020.640.03
Iowa0.610.050.770.05
Kansas0.660.050.520.06
Kentucky0.600.040.700.04
Maryland0.800.040.820.04
Massachusetts0.810.030.880.04
Minnesota0.460.04DNCDNC
Missouri0.800.030.950.04
Nebraska0.890.07DNCDNC
Nevada0.720.06DNCDNC
New Hampshire0.540.09DNCDNC
New York0.640.020.730.02
North Carolina0.620.030.730.03
Oklahoma0.620.04DNCDNC
Oregon0.670.050.950.06
Rhode Island0.570.08DNCDNC
South Carolina0.570.040.650.05
Tennessee0.610.030.820.04
Utah0.840.070.780.08
Vermont1.210.13DNCDNC
Washington0.580.040.720.04
West Virginia0.640.060.810.06
Wisconsin0.660.040.760.04

a Also excludes admissions specifically for iatrogenic pneumothorax, such as cases from earlier admissions or from other hospitals. Includes barotrauma (including acute respiratory distress syndrome) and central line placement.

b Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, comorbidities, and diagnosis-related group (DRG) clusters.

DNC - Data were not collected.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) databases and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1. State estimates are from the State Inpatient Databases (SID), and not all States participate in HCUP. Estimates for the total U.S. are from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, which is drawn from the SID and weighted to give national estimates.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 10_2_4-4: 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_4-4.html