Table 10_3_6-1

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_6.1
Hospital patients with adverse drug events with hypoglycemic agents, including insulin, oral hypoglycemic, or combination of both, United States, 2004 and 2006a
Population group20062004
ExposedAdverse eventsPercentSEExposedAdverse eventsPercentSE
Total8,2791,02512.40.47,06575810.70.4
AgeUnder 651,58322614.30.91,31316412.50.9
65–742,80032011.40.62,39924310.10.6
75–842,84835412.40.62,48626510.70.6
85 and over1,04812511.91.0867869.91.0
GenderMale3,80645512.00.53,22235311.00.6
Female4,47357012.70.53,84340510.50.5
RaceWhite6,56176011.60.45,64157010.10.4
Black1,10218216.51.195514715.41.2
Other6168313.51.4469418.71.3
DiabetesYes7,01794813.50.46,15572011.70.4
No1,262776.10.7910384.20.7
ObesityYes1,79322712.70.81,34814210.50.8
No6,48679812.30.45,71761610.80.4
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes2,14430714.30.81,97223311.80.7
No6,13571811.70.45,09352510.30.4
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes3,34152315.70.62,83338013.40.6
No4,93850210.20.44,2323788.90.4
COPDYes2,87537713.10.62,35025010.60.6
No5,40464812.00.44,71550810.80.5
SmokingYes1,26918414.51.01,03712412.01.0
No7,01084112.00.46,02863410.50.4
CancerYesDNADNADNADNA1,62816810.30.8
NoDNADNADNADNA5,43759010.90.4
CorticosteroidsYes78811314.31.36628212.41.3
No7,49191212.20.46,40367610.60.4
Coronary artery diseaseYes4,37158913.50.53,90844811.50.5
No3,90843611.20.53,1573109.80.5
Renal diseaseYes3,31458317.60.72,40338315.90.7
No4,9654428.90.44,6623758.00.4

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_6-1: 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_6-1.html