Table 12_4_5-1

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_5.1
Hospital patients with adverse drug events with hypoglycemic agents, including insulin, oral hypoglycemic, or combination of both, United States, 2004 and 2007a
  20072004
Population groupPercentSEPercentSE
Total 7.80.310.70.4
AgeUnder 658.90.712.50.9
65–747.50.510.10.6
75–847.90.510.70.6
85 and over6.80.89.91.0
GenderMale7.40.411.00.6
Female8.20.410.50.5
RaceWhite7.40.310.10.4
Black10.20.915.41.2
Other8.41.18.71.3
DiabetesYes8.60.311.70.4
No3.90.54.20.7
ObesityYes7.60.610.50.8
No7.90.310.80.4
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes8.40.611.80.7
No7.60.310.30.4
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes9.50.513.40.6
No6.80.48.90.4
COPDYes8.20.610.60.6
No7.70.410.80.5
SmokingYes7.70.812.01.0
No7.90.310.50.4
CancerYesDNADNA10.30.8
NoDNADNA10.90.4
CorticosteroidsYes8.11.012.41.3
No7.80.310.60.4
Coronary artery diseaseYes8.90.411.50.5
No6.60.49.80.5
Renal diseaseYes10.60.615.90.7
No6.20.38.00.4

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

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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_5-1: 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_5-1.html