Table 12_2_10-3

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_10.3
Foreign body accidentally left in during procedure per 1,000 medical and surgical discharges or obstetric admissions, age 18 and over,a by race/ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalWhiteBlackAPI
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 0.090.000.090.000.090.010.060.010.080.01
Age18-440.070.010.080.010.080.01DSUDSU0.060.01
45-640.120.010.120.010.120.01DSUDSU0.090.02
65 and over0.080.000.080.010.070.01DSUDSU0.090.02
  65-690.100.010.100.01DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  70-740.110.010.100.01DSUDSUDSUDSU0.170.05
  75-790.080.010.080.01DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  80-840.070.010.070.01DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  85 and over0.050.010.050.01DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale0.100.010.100.010.100.01DSUDSU0.090.01
Female0.080.000.080.000.080.010.070.020.070.01
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)0.080.010.080.010.080.01DSUDSU0.080.01
Second quartile0.100.010.090.010.130.02DSUDSU0.090.02
Third quartile0.090.010.090.010.100.02DSUDSU0.060.01
Fourth quartile (highest income)0.090.010.100.010.070.02DSUDSU0.070.02
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan0.090.010.100.010.080.01DSUDSU0.060.01
Large fringe metropolitan0.080.010.070.010.100.02DSUDSU0.090.02
Medium metropolitan0.110.010.120.010.110.03DSUDSU0.110.02
Small metropolitan0.090.010.090.01DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)0.100.010.100.01DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)0.070.010.070.01DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Expected payment sourcePrivate0.100.010.110.010.100.02DSUDSU0.090.02
Medicare0.080.000.080.000.090.01DSUDSU0.090.02
Medicaid0.070.010.080.010.090.01DSUDSU0.060.01
Other0.100.020.130.02DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge0.070.010.070.010.110.03DSUDSUDSUDSU
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast0.080.010.080.010.080.02DSUDSU0.080.02
Midwest0.100.010.100.010.100.02DSUDSUDSUDSU
South0.080.000.080.010.090.01DSUDSU0.080.01
West0.100.010.120.010.110.030.070.020.070.01
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit0.090.000.090.010.100.010.060.020.090.01
Private, for profit0.080.010.090.010.080.02DSUDSU0.060.01
Public0.080.010.080.010.080.02DSUDSU0.060.02
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching0.110.010.110.010.100.01DSUDSU0.090.01
Nonteaching0.080.000.080.000.080.010.070.020.070.01
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan0.100.010.120.010.090.010.050.020.060.01
Large fringe metropolitan0.070.010.070.010.090.02DSUDSUDSUDSU
Medium metropolitan0.110.010.110.010.120.03DSUDSU0.130.02
Small metropolitan0.090.010.100.010.070.02DSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)0.060.010.060.01DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)0.030.010.030.01DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Bed size of hospitalLess than 1000.070.010.070.01DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
100-2990.070.000.080.010.070.01DSUDSU0.060.01
300-4990.100.010.100.010.110.01DSUDSU0.080.02
500 or more0.110.010.110.010.110.02DSUDSU0.100.02

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

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, 2007, 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 26 States: Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 12_2_10-3: 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_10-3.html