Table 12_2_6-3

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_6.3
Postoperative respiratory failure per 1,000 elective-surgery discharges with an operating room procedure, age 18 and over,a by race/ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalWhiteBlackAPI
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 11.00.010.70.112.40.112.70.412.10.2
Age18-445.70.15.30.16.80.25.90.56.00.2
45-6410.10.19.90.110.80.212.30.510.00.3
65 and over16.10.115.90.115.70.317.00.718.20.4
  65-6914.10.213.90.214.50.515.61.315.10.6
  70-7414.30.214.10.214.30.516.91.215.50.7
  75-7916.80.216.60.215.50.713.41.721.50.9
  80-8419.20.218.70.320.21.018.62.224.31.2
  85 and over22.00.421.70.422.41.330.93.322.81.7
GenderMale15.30.115.10.115.60.316.80.715.60.3
Female9.10.19.20.18.50.19.70.48.40.2
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)11.80.111.30.112.80.212.50.912.70.3
Second quartile11.00.110.70.111.60.312.90.912.00.4
Third quartile10.90.110.60.111.90.412.40.711.90.4
Fourth quartile (highest income)10.30.110.00.112.70.412.80.611.20.4
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan11.50.111.00.112.60.212.80.512.10.3
Large fringe metropolitan11.40.111.20.112.60.312.00.812.20.5
Medium metropolitan10.60.110.20.111.50.412.51.013.00.4
Small metropolitan10.00.19.60.112.40.513.02.110.30.7
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)10.80.110.60.112.60.614.21.612.10.7
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)10.80.110.60.211.60.6DSUDSU11.31.0
Expected payment sourcePrivate10.10.19.80.112.30.312.30.69.60.3
Medicare11.10.110.80.111.90.212.10.513.20.3
Medicaid15.30.216.20.313.70.516.01.213.00.6
Other12.30.311.70.312.70.815.22.315.30.9
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge12.70.310.80.418.90.913.22.514.00.9
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast10.60.110.10.113.20.414.00.911.50.4
Midwest11.10.110.90.112.90.313.21.411.20.8
South11.40.111.00.112.20.212.80.912.60.3
West10.50.19.90.111.20.412.20.512.10.3
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit10.70.110.40.111.90.211.30.411.60.2
Private, for profit10.90.110.40.112.80.415.71.211.10.4
Public13.20.112.50.114.40.417.50.915.60.4
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching12.00.111.60.113.10.214.20.513.20.3
Nonteaching10.50.110.20.111.90.211.40.511.50.2
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan11.70.111.30.112.80.212.90.412.50.2
Large fringe metropolitan11.70.111.50.112.30.313.31.011.00.5
Medium metropolitan10.30.110.00.112.10.410.31.012.30.4
Small metropolitan10.50.110.30.111.70.512.92.49.10.7
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)9.30.28.90.211.60.715.02.014.11.0
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)6.90.36.90.47.01.6DSUDSU10.62.3
Bed size of hospitalLess than 1008.40.18.10.28.70.615.51.38.90.7
100-2999.90.19.70.111.30.39.50.610.30.3
300-49911.00.110.50.112.30.215.00.712.60.4
500 or more13.10.112.70.114.20.314.20.714.10.3

aExcludes patients with respiratory disease, circulatory disease, or neuromuscular disorders, obstetric conditions, and admissions specifically for acute respiratory failure. 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.

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_6-3: 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_6-3.html