Table 12_2_15-1

2009 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 12_2_15.1
Adverse events in patients receiving knee replacement, United States, 2002 and 2007a
  20072002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 2.100.558.120.91
AgeUnder 65DSUDSUDSUDSU
65–74DSUDSU7.371.23
75–84DSUDSU10.141.63
85 and overDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMaleDSUDSU8.311.56
FemaleDSUDSU8.021.12
RaceWhite2.140.597.720.93
BlackDSUDSUDSUDSU
OtherDSUDSUDSUDSU
DiabetesYesDSUDSU9.432.32
No2.450.677.840.99
ObesityYesDSUDSU13.823.11
No2.360.657.220.93
SteroidsYesDSUDSUDSUDSU
No2.170.578.090.93

a All Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) discharges from the MPSMS sample.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Patient Safety Monitoring System.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 12_2_15-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/12_patientsafety/T12_2_15-1.html