Table 12_3_7-2

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_7.2
Transfusion reactions per 100,000 population, age 18 and over or obstetric admissions,a United States, 2000, 2004-2007
  20072006200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 0.060.010.060.010.070.020.060.010.070.01
Age18-44DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-64DSUDSU0.100.030.090.03DSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over0.180.05DSUDSU0.210.060.180.050.190.05
GenderMale0.080.020.060.020.100.02DSUDSUDSUDSU
Female0.050.020.050.01DSUDSU0.080.020.060.02
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)DSUDSU0.100.03DSUDSUDSUDSU0.140.04
Second quartileDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Third quartileDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fourth quartile (highest income)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitanDSUDSU0.110.03DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Large fringe metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medium metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Small metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheastDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
MidwestDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
SouthDSUDSUDSUDSU0.080.02DSUDSUDSUDSU
WestDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Includes admissions specifically for transfusion reactions, such as cases from earlier admissions or from other hospitals. Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population; when reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender only; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age only.

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_7-2: 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_7-2.html