T12_2_3_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_3.1
Surgical discharges with postoperative venous thromboembolic events, United States, 2002-2007 and 2009a
  2009200720062005200420032002
Population groupSample sizePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 6,1960.30.10.20.10.80.10.80.10.80.20.80.20.80.1
AgeUnder 65DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65-74DSUDSUDSUDSUDSU0.70.20.60.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
75-84DSUDSUDSUDSUDSU1.00.20.90.21.30.3DSUDSU0.70.2
85 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMaleDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU0.80.20.80.20.90.2DSUDSU0.60.2
FemaleDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU0.80.20.80.20.80.20.80.21.10.3
RaceWhite5,1450.30.1DSUDSU0.80.10.80.10.90.20.70.20.60.1
BlackDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
OtherDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
DiabetesYesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU0.90.21.00.2DSUDSUDSUDSU1.00.3
No4,8050.30.1DSUDSU0.70.10.70.10.90.20.90.20.70.2
ObesityYesDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No4,6950.30.1DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Cerebrovascular diseaseYesDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No5,6460.30.1DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
CHF/pulmonary edemaYesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU1.50.41.30.4DSUDSUDSUDSU1.10.3
No5,6020.20.1DSUDSU0.60.10.70.10.70.20.70.20.70.2
COPDYesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU1.60.41.00.31.70.5DSUDSUDSUDSU
No5,4200.20.1DSUDSU0.50.10.70.10.60.20.80.20.70.1
SmokingYesDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No4,7860.40.1DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
CorticosteroidsYesDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No6,0130.30.1DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Coronary artery diseaseYesDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No4,7140.30.1DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
Renal diseaseYesDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA
No5,6590.20.1DNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNADNA

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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T12_2_3_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_3_1.html