Table 12_2_2-1

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_2.1
Surgical discharges with postoperative pneumonia events, United States, 2002 and 2007a
  20072002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 1.210.162.660.24
AgeUnder 65DSUDSU2.480.62
65–740.730.191.990.30
75–841.650.313.740.49
85 and overDSUDSU1.860.52
GenderMale1.600.271.560.21
Female0.900.184.040.46
RaceWhite1.160.162.690.25
BlackDSUDSUDSUDSU
OtherDSUDSUDSUDSU
DiabetesYes0.960.273.760.53
No1.300.192.260.26
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes2.350.568.991.05
No1.010.151.380.18
COPDYes2.090.495.960.77
No1.020.161.710.20
SmokingYes1.940.514.790.84
No1.080.162.300.24
SteroidsYesDSUDSUDSUDSU
No1.120.152.700.24

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: 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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 12_2_2-1: 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_2-1.html