Table 12_3_7-3a

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_7.3a
Transfusion reactions per 1,000 discharges,a age 18 and over or obstetric admissions, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2006
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupRatebSERatebSERatebSERatebSERatebSE
Total 0.0040.0010.0040.001DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age18–440.0030.001DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45–640.0060.0020.0070.002DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over0.0050.0010.0040.001DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale0.0050.0010.0050.001DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female0.0040.0010.0040.001DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Median income of patient's ZIP codeFirst quartile (lowest income)0.0050.001DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Second quartile0.0040.001DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Third quartileDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fourth quartile (highest income)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan0.0050.001DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Large fringe metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medium metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Small metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetro)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetro)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance0.0060.0020.0060.002DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare0.0040.0010.0040.001DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
MedicaidDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other insuranceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured/self-pay/no chargeDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheastDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
MidwestDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
South0.0030.001DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
WestDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit0.0050.0010.0050.001DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Private, for profitDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
PublicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Teaching statusTeaching0.0050.001DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonteaching0.0040.0010.0040.001DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan0.0050.001DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Large fringe metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medium metropolitanDSUDSU0.0060.002DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Small metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetro)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetro)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Bed size of hospitalLess than 100DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
100–2990.0040.0010.0040.001DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
300–499DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
500 or more0.0070.002DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

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: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases, disparities analysis file, 2006, and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1. The analysis file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 25 States: AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, KS, MA, MD, MI, MO, NH, NJ, NY, OK, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, and WI.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 12_3_7-3a: 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_7-3a.html