Table 12_3_2-2

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_3_2.2
Accidental puncture or laceration during procedure per 1,000 discharges, under age 18,a United States, 2000, 2004-2007
  20072006200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 0.850.020.930.020.880.010.800.020.680.02
Age0-40.700.020.810.020.780.020.700.020.600.02
5-90.830.050.820.050.880.040.710.050.580.05
10-141.420.061.370.061.180.040.940.050.940.06
15-171.160.061.280.061.150.051.260.050.940.06
GenderMale0.980.021.060.021.000.020.920.020.750.02
Female0.650.020.730.020.720.020.630.020.580.02
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)0.790.031.000.030.990.030.840.030.710.03
Second quartile1.010.030.990.030.850.030.770.030.740.03
Third quartile0.800.030.840.030.960.030.850.030.700.03
Fourth quartile (highest income)0.790.030.870.030.730.030.720.030.550.03
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan0.780.030.800.030.800.030.640.030.490.03
Large fringe metropolitan0.740.030.800.030.800.030.710.030.600.03
Medium metropolitan0.970.041.010.030.930.031.040.030.870.04
Small metropolitan0.850.060.930.061.020.050.690.050.700.05
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)1.040.051.160.050.900.040.860.051.120.06
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)1.020.071.220.061.220.051.110.060.920.07
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance0.850.020.930.020.880.020.800.020.650.02
Medicare1.630.242.040.251.430.212.320.27DSUDSU
Medicaid0.870.020.920.030.860.020.780.020.710.03
Other insurance0.510.081.040.081.030.060.910.080.990.10
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge0.860.090.760.090.920.080.760.080.590.08
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast0.800.040.960.030.760.030.800.040.660.04
Midwest0.990.030.790.041.140.030.590.030.710.03
South0.770.021.000.030.750.020.810.020.570.03
West0.910.040.910.040.930.030.960.030.770.03
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit0.840.020.920.020.920.020.750.020.620.02
Private, for profit0.760.050.650.050.430.061.140.050.630.06
Public0.960.041.170.040.850.040.850.041.030.04
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching0.820.020.840.020.880.020.690.020.670.02
Nonteaching0.910.031.060.030.900.020.990.030.680.02
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan0.860.020.840.020.880.020.660.020.630.02
Large fringe metropolitan0.670.030.900.050.600.040.640.050.580.04
Medium metropolitan0.840.041.040.031.000.031.020.030.820.04
Small metropolitan1.070.061.060.070.860.060.920.050.580.06
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)1.360.081.170.091.180.091.440.081.230.09
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)0.950.192.050.202.020.171.780.181.410.14
Bed size of hospitalLess than 1001.380.091.100.090.970.061.100.071.310.07
100-2990.910.030.780.031.020.020.900.030.680.03
300-4990.830.031.090.030.660.020.870.030.650.03
500 or more0.770.030.910.030.960.030.630.020.570.03

a Excludes obstetric admissions, normal newborns, and neonates with a birth weight less than 500 grams.� Also excludes admissions specifically for such problems, such as cases from earlier admissions or from other hospitals.� Rates are adjusted by age, gender, diagnosis-related groups (DRGs), major diagnostic categories (MDCs), and comorbidities. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender, DRGs, MDCs, and comorbidities; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age, DRGs, MDCs, and comorbidities.

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_3_2-2: 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_3_2-2.html