Table 12_4_4-1

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_4_4.1
Hospital patients with an anticoagulant-related adverse drug event with low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) and factor Xa, United States, 2004 and 2007a
  20072004
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 3.420.229.660.43
AgeUnder 651.960.458.231.10
65–743.190.398.220.71
75–844.290.4310.790.74
85 and over3.370.5111.011.12
GenderMale3.730.3710.140.69
Female3.200.289.310.56
RaceWhite3.490.259.680.47
Black3.040.6710.911.47
OtherDSUDSU6.731.68
DiabetesYes4.170.429.770.75
No3.010.269.600.53
ObesityYes4.290.619.481.10
No3.240.249.690.47
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes3.460.4610.710.93
No3.400.269.330.49
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes4.320.4511.960.80
No2.990.268.380.51
COPDYes4.170.4510.750.78
No3.080.269.100.52
SmokingYes3.360.559.841.14
No3.430.259.630.47
CancerYesDNADNA12.100.98
NoDNADNA8.900.48
CorticosteroidsYes2.710.6711.141.66
No3.490.249.530.45
Coronary artery diseaseYes3.800.3510.710.63
No3.090.298.490.59
Renal diseaseYes4.510.5215.161.12
No3.060.258.090.45

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

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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 (MPSMS).

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 12_4_4-1: 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_4_4-1.html