Table 12_2_8-1

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_8.1
Postoperative hip fracture per 1,000 surgical patients who were not susceptible to falling, age 18 and over,a United States, 2000, 2004-2007
  20072006200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 0.260.010.310.010.330.010.390.010.440.01
Age18-440.040.010.050.010.080.010.070.010.070.01
45-640.110.010.190.010.150.010.150.010.200.01
65 and over0.570.020.630.020.750.020.840.020.930.02
  65-690.220.020.230.020.360.020.350.020.470.02
  70-740.240.020.300.020.250.030.440.030.340.03
  75-790.550.040.700.040.840.040.750.041.080.04
  80-840.750.050.640.050.720.050.870.051.110.06
  85 and over1.780.102.100.102.610.113.110.113.080.12
GenderMale0.280.010.300.010.290.010.350.010.390.01
Female0.270.010.380.010.450.010.450.010.530.01
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)0.270.010.340.010.360.020.420.020.500.02
Second quartile0.250.020.320.020.350.020.400.020.510.02
Third quartile0.270.020.250.020.320.020.340.020.300.02
Fourth quartile (highest income)0.250.020.310.020.300.020.390.020.410.02
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan0.260.010.400.010.260.010.360.020.390.02
Large fringe metropolitan0.250.020.240.020.360.020.370.020.430.02
Medium metropolitan0.260.020.270.020.360.020.390.020.420.02
Small metropolitan0.200.020.280.020.320.030.270.030.400.03
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)0.320.020.330.020.440.030.520.030.630.03
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)0.270.030.250.030.340.030.520.030.540.03
Expected payment sourcePrivate0.310.020.360.020.180.020.250.020.350.02
Medicare0.260.010.280.010.350.010.380.010.450.01
Medicaid0.170.040.640.040.470.050.930.050.610.05
OtherDSUDSU0.300.070.320.080.740.07DSUDSU
Uninsured/self-pay/no chargeDSUDSU0.560.060.450.070.450.070.650.08
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast0.260.020.350.020.320.020.400.020.390.02
Midwest0.210.020.240.020.330.020.330.020.510.02
South0.280.010.310.010.380.010.450.010.460.01
West0.270.020.350.020.270.020.320.020.360.02
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit0.270.010.300.010.330.010.390.010.420.01
Private, for profit0.240.020.320.020.320.020.310.020.460.03
Public0.230.020.340.030.400.030.460.030.590.03
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching0.220.010.320.010.350.010.410.010.360.02
Nonteaching0.280.010.300.010.320.010.370.010.490.01
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan0.240.010.360.010.300.010.390.010.390.01
Large fringe metropolitan0.290.020.260.020.390.020.340.020.440.02
Medium metropolitan0.280.020.270.020.340.020.440.020.430.02
Small metropolitan0.230.020.280.020.300.030.300.020.550.03
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)0.270.030.300.030.410.030.430.030.580.03
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)0.220.060.310.070.460.070.620.070.630.06
Bed size of hospitalLess than 1000.320.030.250.030.400.030.370.030.570.03
100-2990.250.010.330.010.280.010.350.010.480.01
300-4990.250.010.270.010.360.010.410.010.440.02
500 or more0.270.020.340.020.370.020.420.020.340.02

a Excludes patients with musculoskeletal disease; those admitted for seizures, syncope, stroke, coma, cardiac arrest, poisoning, trauma, delirium, psychoses, or anoxic brain injury; and patients with metastatic cancer, lymphoid malignancy, bone malignancy, and self-inflicted injury.� Also excludes obstetric admissions. 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: 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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 12_2_8-1: 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_8-1.html