Table 10_3_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_3_4.1
Hospital patients with an anticoagulant-related adverse drug event with IV heparin, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
ExposedAdverse eventsPercentSEExposedAdverse eventsPercentSE
Total1,47022815.50.92,24432714.60.7
AgeUnder 652203817.32.6353359.91.6
65–745177314.11.585511713.71.2
75–845158716.91.779813416.81.3
85 and over2183013.82.32384117.22.4
GenderMale76511615.21.31,19117114.41.0
Female70511215.91.41,05315614.81.1
RaceWhite1,25318714.91.01,90428114.80.8
Black1483020.33.32303414.82.3
Other691115.94.41101210.93.0
DiabetesYes5729817.11.681911814.41.2
No89813014.51.21,42520914.70.9
ObesityYes2603915.02.23073912.71.9
No1,21018915.61.01,93728814.90.8
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes4197818.61.966910215.21.4
No1,05115014.31.11,57522514.30.9
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes60911619.11.683715118.01.3
No86111213.01.21,40717612.50.9
COPDYes4769319.51.866011116.81.5
No99413513.61.11,58421613.60.9
SmokingYes2473715.02.34116415.61.8
No1,22319115.61.01,83326314.30.8
CancerYesDNADNADNADNA4637917.11.7
NoDNADNADNADNA1,78124813.90.8
CorticosteroidsYes1061917.93.71623320.43.2
No1,36420915.31.02,08229414.10.8
Coronary artery diseaseYes95114915.71.21,59425115.70.9
No5197915.21.66507611.71.3
Renal diseaseYes56412321.81.770212217.41.4
No90610511.61.11,54220513.30.9

a Data include Medicare beneficiaries discharged from January to December.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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_3_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_3_4-1.html