Table 12_2_10-1

2010 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_2_10.1
Foreign body accidentally left in during procedure per 1,000 medical and surgical discharges or obstetric admissions, age 18 and over,a United States, 2000, 2004-2007
  20072006200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 0.090.000.090.000.090.000.090.000.080.00
Age18-440.070.010.090.010.080.010.070.010.080.01
45-640.110.010.100.010.110.010.110.010.100.01
65 and over0.090.010.070.010.070.010.080.010.070.01
  65-690.120.020.120.020.100.020.110.020.110.02
  70-740.100.020.120.020.090.010.100.010.080.01
  75-790.090.010.060.010.090.010.090.010.090.01
  80-840.070.010.050.010.050.010.060.010.050.01
  85 and over0.050.010.040.010.040.010.060.010.050.01
GenderMale0.100.010.090.010.090.010.080.010.090.01
Female0.080.010.090.010.080.010.090.010.080.01
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)0.080.010.080.010.080.010.080.010.080.01
Second quartile0.090.010.090.010.090.010.090.010.070.01
Third quartile0.100.010.090.010.090.010.070.010.100.01
Fourth quartile (highest income)0.080.010.090.010.080.010.100.010.080.01
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan0.090.010.080.010.080.010.070.010.070.01
Large fringe metropolitan0.080.010.080.010.090.010.080.010.090.01
Medium metropolitan0.090.010.090.010.090.010.090.010.100.01
Small metropolitan0.090.010.090.010.100.010.110.010.100.01
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)0.100.010.080.010.080.010.090.010.060.01
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)0.070.010.110.020.090.010.110.020.080.01
Expected payment sourcePrivate0.100.010.110.010.110.010.090.010.100.01
Medicare0.080.010.080.010.080.010.080.010.070.01
Medicaid0.070.010.070.010.070.010.070.010.070.01
Other0.090.020.100.020.090.020.150.030.100.02
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge0.080.010.080.010.080.020.060.010.060.01
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast0.100.010.080.010.090.010.080.010.080.01
Midwest0.070.010.080.010.080.010.090.010.080.01
South0.080.010.080.010.080.010.080.010.070.01
West0.100.010.110.010.100.010.100.010.100.01
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit0.090.010.090.010.080.010.090.010.080.00
Private, for profit0.090.010.090.010.100.010.080.010.090.01
Public0.090.010.090.020.090.010.090.020.070.01
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching0.100.010.110.010.100.010.100.010.100.01
Nonteaching0.080.010.080.010.080.010.080.010.080.01
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan0.090.010.090.010.090.010.090.010.090.01
Large fringe metropolitan0.080.010.080.010.080.010.080.010.080.01
Medium metropolitan0.090.010.100.010.100.010.090.010.100.01
Small metropolitan0.110.010.080.010.080.010.090.010.090.01
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)0.070.010.060.010.070.010.080.010.050.01
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)DSUDSUDSUDSU0.060.02DSUDSU0.070.02
Bed size of hospitalLess than 1000.060.010.060.010.060.010.060.010.050.01
100-2990.080.010.080.010.080.010.080.010.090.01
300-4990.100.010.100.010.090.010.090.010.080.01
500 or more0.100.010.100.010.110.010.100.010.100.01

a Excludes admissions specifically for treatment of foreign body left, such as cases from earlier admissions or from other hospitals.

Key: SE: standard error.

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

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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 12_2_10-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/12_patientsafety/T12_2_10-1.html