Table 12_3_3-1

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_3.1
Discharges with central venous catheter placement with associated bloodstream infections, United States, 2002 and 2007a
  20072002
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 1.350.282.300.36
AgeUnder 65DSUDSUDSUDSU
65–74DSUDSU1.920.53
75–84DSUDSUDSUDSU
85 and overDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale1.520.421.690.42
FemaleDSUDSU2.710.58
RaceWhite1.430.321.940.37
BlackDSUDSUDSUDSU
OtherDSUDSUDSUDSU
DiabetesYesDSUDSU2.400.61
No1.730.402.100.44
ObesityYesDSUDSUDSUDSU
No1.240.302.300.40
CHF/pulmonary edemaYesDSUDSU1.810.43
No1.440.36DSUDSU
COPDYesDSUDSU2.200.50
No1.680.362.230.47

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_3_3-1: 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_3-1.html