Table 12_3_10-1

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_3_10.1
Patients with hospital-acquired pressure ulcers, United States, 2004 and 2007a
  20072004
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 3.910.123.990.12
AgeUnder 651.980.212.340.24
65–742.540.182.900.19
75–844.540.224.570.22
85 and over6.790.366.280.37
GenderMale3.860.183.930.19
Female3.950.164.040.17
RaceWhite3.990.134.100.14
Black2.910.343.650.38
Other4.390.523.000.46
DiabetesYes4.710.235.210.25
No3.500.143.420.14
ObesityYes3.880.334.170.38
No3.910.133.970.13
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes5.490.295.890.30
No3.420.133.400.13
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes5.850.276.520.29
No3.130.132.950.13
COPDYes4.770.264.780.24
No3.600.133.650.14
SmokingYes2.870.263.410.29
No4.110.134.100.14
CorticosteroidsYes5.110.496.010.54
No3.810.123.820.13
Coronary artery diseaseYes4.400.194.740.20
No3.530.153.390.15
Renal diseaseYes5.950.297.190.36
No3.210.133.140.12

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

Key: CHF: congestive heart failure; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; SE: standard error.

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

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 12_3_10-1: 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_3_10-1.html