Table 12_2_11-1

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_11.1
Complications of anesthesia in any secondary diagnosis per 1,000 surgical discharges or obstetric admissions, age 18 and over,a United States, 2000, 2004-2007
  20072006200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 1.000.010.660.010.970.010.990.010.760.01
Age18-440.570.010.410.010.570.010.770.010.570.01
45-640.990.020.630.021.030.020.960.020.690.02
65 and over1.420.020.900.021.280.021.220.020.990.02
  65-691.340.030.820.041.300.041.200.041.020.04
  70-741.340.040.780.041.310.041.350.040.930.04
  75-791.450.040.960.041.250.041.110.040.990.04
  80-841.710.051.110.051.430.051.330.051.180.05
  85 and over1.280.040.930.041.060.041.030.040.850.05
GenderMale1.000.010.660.010.970.020.900.020.740.02
Female1.000.010.650.010.970.011.040.010.780.01
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)0.840.020.520.020.750.020.800.020.740.02
Second quartile1.030.020.670.020.940.021.030.020.750.02
Third quartile1.080.020.710.021.040.021.170.020.790.02
Fourth quartile (highest income)1.080.020.730.021.130.020.960.020.770.02
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan0.920.020.750.020.930.020.880.020.660.02
Large fringe metropolitan0.980.020.620.021.150.020.900.020.790.02
Medium metropolitan1.030.020.610.020.760.020.930.020.830.02
Small metropolitan1.030.030.590.030.910.031.180.030.660.03
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)1.230.030.740.031.090.031.230.030.890.03
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)0.950.040.520.030.970.031.190.030.830.04
Expected payment sourcePrivate0.990.020.670.021.030.021.110.020.790.02
Medicare1.090.010.700.011.020.010.930.010.770.01
Medicaid0.740.030.570.030.620.030.780.030.750.04
Other1.060.050.630.050.990.051.210.050.640.05
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge0.720.050.320.050.530.050.740.050.380.05
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast0.930.020.730.021.040.021.020.020.820.02
Midwest1.030.020.430.021.160.021.360.020.730.02
South0.850.020.680.020.740.020.710.020.730.02
West1.330.020.820.021.100.021.060.020.800.02
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit1.030.010.650.011.000.010.880.010.710.01
Private, for profit0.850.030.740.030.840.030.830.031.110.03
Public0.990.030.590.030.890.031.830.030.800.03
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching0.840.020.730.020.990.021.210.020.650.02
Nonteaching1.110.010.620.010.960.010.870.010.820.01
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan0.970.010.720.020.960.020.880.020.660.02
Large fringe metropolitan0.990.020.660.021.210.020.840.020.850.02
Medium metropolitan0.920.020.570.020.760.020.870.020.840.02
Small metropolitan0.820.030.510.030.790.031.710.030.620.03
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)1.670.030.770.031.230.031.020.030.870.04
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)1.070.071.040.071.250.071.110.071.390.07
Bed size of hospitalLess than 1001.090.030.670.031.120.031.020.030.870.03
100-2991.200.020.720.020.960.020.920.020.820.02
300-4990.950.020.580.020.960.020.920.020.740.02
500 or more0.740.020.650.020.930.021.180.020.640.02

aExcludes patients with anesthesia complications as a principal diagnosis and patients with self-inflicted injury, poisoning due to anesthetics, and active drug dependence or abuse. Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, comorbidities, and diagnosis-related group (DRG) clusters. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender, comorbidities, and DRG clusters; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age, comorbidities, and DRG clusters.

Key: SE: standard error.

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.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 12_2_11-1: 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_11-1.html