T12_3_10_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_3_10.1
Patients with hospital-acquired pressure ulcers, United States, 2004-2007 and 2009a
  20092007200620052004
Population groupSample sizePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 17,9755.180.173.910.125.010.144.940.143.990.12
AgeUnder 657,1852.520.181.980.213.340.273.330.282.340.24
65-743,7775.060.362.540.183.700.213.620.212.900.19
75-844,0317.190.414.540.225.430.245.190.234.570.22
85 and over2,9829.020.526.790.368.020.408.170.406.280.37
GenderMale7,9664.750.243.860.184.990.204.670.203.930.19
Female10,0095.530.233.950.165.030.185.150.184.040.17
RaceWhite14,7215.410.193.990.135.090.154.980.154.100.14
Black1,9344.450.472.910.344.740.424.720.043.650.38
Other1,3203.640.524.390.524.450.534.700.553.000.46
DiabetesYes5,8907.030.334.710.236.390.265.890.265.210.25
No12,0854.280.183.500.144.320.154.490.163.420.14
ObesityYes3,7585.40.373.880.336.250.425.450.424.170.38
No14,2175.120.183.910.134.830.144.870.143.970.13
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes2,6849.540.575.490.297.800.357.390.345.890.30
No15,2914.410.173.420.134.210.144.220.143.400.13
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes6,6017.820.335.850.277.570.307.760.316.520.29
No11,3743.650.183.130.133.950.143.770.142.950.13
COPDYes5,3377.030.354.770.266.140.275.590.264.780.24
No12,6384.40.183.600.134.520.154.650.163.650.14
SmokingYes4,2254.470.322.870.264.470.323.990.313.410.29
No13,7505.40.194.110.135.120.155.110.154.100.14
CorticosteroidsYes1,2616.740.715.110.495.620.506.610.546.010.54
No16,7145.060.173.810.124.960.144.790.143.820.13
Coronary artery diseaseYes8,0736.130.274.400.195.470.225.590.224.740.20
No9,9024.40.213.530.154.680.174.450.173.390.15
Renal diseaseYes3,8829.220.465.950.298.850.349.100.367.190.36
No14,0934.070.173.210.133.630.143.590.133.140.12

a. Data were not collected in 2008. The 2004-2007 data include Medicare beneficiaries discharged from January to December and the 2009 data include Medicare beneficiaries discharged from January to September.

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_3_10_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_3_10_1.html