T12_2_15_1

2011 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_15.1
Adverse events in patients receiving knee joint replacement, United States, 2002-2007 and 2009a
  2009200720062005200420032002
Population groupSample sizePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 1,4603.30.52.10.64.00.83.20.75.00.95.71.08.10.9
AgeUnder 656142.40.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65-745013.60.8DSUDSU4.41.1DSUDSU4.51.25.51.47.41.2
75-843094.51.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU5.21.5DSUDSU10.11.6
85 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale5273.00.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU4.91.410.62.38.31.6
Female9333.40.6DSUDSU4.01.03.30.85.01.13.10.98.01.1
RaceWhite1,2693.50.52.10.63.90.83.20.75.00.95.71.17.70.9
BlackDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
OtherDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
DiabetesYes3685.41.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU9.42.3
No1,0922.60.52.50.73.90.93.10.75.01.05.11.17.81.0
ObesityYes4534.00.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU13.83.1
No1,0073.00.52.40.73.90.83.50.85.21.05.21.17.20.9
Cerebrovascular diseaseYesDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No1,3553.10.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
CHF/pulmonary edemaYesDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No1,3953.00.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
COPDYesDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No1,3213.10.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
SmokingYesDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No1,2733.10.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
CorticosteroidsYesDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No1,4313.20.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Coronary artery diseaseYes2614.61.3DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No1,1993.00.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Renal diseaseYesDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No1,3853.20.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
SteroidsYesDNADNADNADSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NoDNADNADNA2.20.64.10.83.20.75.10.95.91.08.10.9

a. Data were not collected in 2008. The 2002-2007 data include Medicare beneficiaries discharged from January to December and the 2009 data include Medicare beneficiaries discharged from January to September.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: CHF: congestive heart failure; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Patient Safety Monitoring System.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T12_2_15_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/12_patientsafety/T12_2_15_1.html