Table 12_3_7-1

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_7.1
Transfusion reactions per 1,000 discharges,a age 18 and over or obstetric admissions, United States, 2000 and 2006
  20062000
Population groupRatebSERatebSE
Total 0.0040.0010.0040.001
Age18–44DSUDSUDSUDSU
45–640.0080.002DSUDSU
65 and overDSUDSU0.0050.001
GenderMale0.0050.001DSUDSU
Female0.0030.0010.0040.001
Median income of patient's ZIP codeFirst quartile (lowest income)DSUDSU0.0070.002
Second quartileDSUDSUDSUDSU
Third quartileDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fourth quartile (highest income)DSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan0.0060.002DSUDSU
Large fringe metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medium metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSU
Small metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetro)DSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetro)DSUDSUDSUDSU
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance0.0060.002DSUDSU
MedicareDSUDSU0.0060.001
MedicaidDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other insuranceDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured/self-pay/no chargeDSUDSUDSUDSU
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheastDSUDSUDSUDSU
MidwestDSUDSUDSUDSU
SouthDSUDSUDSUDSU
WestDSUDSUDSUDSU
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit0.0030.0010.0050.001
Private, for profitDSUDSUDSUDSU
PublicDSUDSUDSUDSU
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching0.0050.002DSUDSU
Nonteaching0.0030.0010.0040.001
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan0.0060.002DSUDSU
Large fringe metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medium metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSU
Small metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetro)DSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetro)DSUDSUDSUDSU
Bed size of hospitalLess than 100DSUDSUDSUDSU
100–299DSUDSU0.0050.002
300–499DSUDSUDSUDSU
500 or moreDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Excludes admissions specifically for transfusion reactions, such as cases from earlier admissions or from other hospitals.

b Rates are observed rates and are not adjusted for age, gender, or severity.

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

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 12_3_7-1: 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_7-1.html