Table 12_3_7-1

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_3_7.1
Transfusion reactions per 1,000 discharges or obstetric admissions, age 18 and over,a United States, 2000, 2004-2007
  20072006200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 0.0040.0010.0040.0010.0050.0010.0040.0010.0040.001
Age18-44DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-64DSUDSU0.0080.002DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over0.0050.001DSUDSU0.0050.0010.0050.0010.0050.001
GenderMale0.0060.0010.0050.0010.0070.002DSUDSUDSUDSU
Female0.0030.0010.0030.0010.0030.0010.0050.0010.0040.001
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU0.0070.002
Second quartileDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Third quartileDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fourth quartile (highest income)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitanDSUDSU0.0060.002DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Large fringe metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medium metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Small metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Expected payment sourcePrivateDSUDSU0.0060.002DSUDSU0.0070.002DSUDSU
MedicareDSUDSUDSUDSU0.0060.0010.0040.0010.0060.001
MedicaidDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
OtherDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured/self-pay/no chargeDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheastDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
MidwestDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
SouthDSUDSUDSUDSU0.0050.001DSUDSUDSUDSU
WestDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit0.0040.0010.0030.0010.0050.0010.0050.0010.0050.001
Private, for profitDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
PublicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Teaching status of hospitalTeachingDSUDSU0.0050.002DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonteaching0.0030.0010.0030.0010.0040.0010.0040.0010.0040.001
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitanDSUDSU0.0060.002DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Large fringe metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medium metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Small metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Bed size of hospitalLess than 100DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
100-299DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU0.0050.002
300-4990.0060.002DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
500 or moreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Excludes admissions specifically for transfusion reactions, such as cases from earlier admissions or from other hospitals.� No risk adjustment is performed because outcome of interest is a relatively rare event.

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.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 12_3_7-1: 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_3_7-1.html