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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_1.1
Surgical discharges with postoperative pneumonia events or venous thromboembolic events, United States, 2002-2007 and 2009a
  2009200720062005200420032002
Population groupSample sizePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 6,1962.10.21.40.22.70.22.70.23.00.22.70.23.40.2
AgeUnder 653,3911.40.2DSUDSU2.60.52.80.62.10.5DSUDSU3.80.6
65-741,4292.00.41.00.22.10.32.00.32.40.32.20.32.50.2
75-841,0673.70.61.90.33.10.43.30.44.00.43.40.44.30.3
85 and over3095.21.3DSUDSU3.60.83.20.72.70.74.60.93.00.5
GenderMale2,2172.80.31.70.33.00.33.10.33.70.42.80.32.10.2
Female3,9791.80.21.10.22.40.32.30.32.30.32.70.35.00.3
RaceWhite5,1452.20.21.30.22.80.22.70.23.00.22.50.23.20.2
Black5721.90.6DSUDSU2.50.83.10.82.80.85.41.14.30.8
OtherDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU4.30.9
DiabetesYes1,3912.90.51.10.33.30.43.20.43.90.53.30.54.60.4
No4,8051.90.21.50.22.50.22.50.22.60.22.50.22.90.2
ObesityYes1,5012.80.4DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No4,6951.90.2DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes5506.01.0DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No5,6461.70.2DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes5948.21.12.40.55.40.75.10.77.60.96.40.89.30.7
No5,6021.50.21.20.22.10.22.20.22.00.21.90.22.10.2
COPDYes7766.30.92.20.55.40.64.30.66.00.73.50.56.90.5
No5,4201.50.21.20.21.90.22.20.22.10.22.50.22.30.2
SmokingYes1,4103.00.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No4,7861.80.2DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
CorticosteroidsYesDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No6,0132.00.2DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Coronary artery diseaseYes1,4823.60.5DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No4,7141.70.2DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Renal diseaseYes5377.31.1DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No5,6591.60.2DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA

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. Venous thromboembolic events include 30-day postoperative readmissions for pneumonia and venous thromboembolic events.

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_1_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_1_1.html