T12_3_7_2_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_7.2_1
Admissions for transfusion reactionsa per 100,000 population,b age 18 and over, United States, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2007, and 2008
  20082007200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 0.060.020.060.010.070.020.060.010.070.01
Age18-44DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-640.120.03DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and overDSUDSU0.180.050.190.060.180.050.190.05
GenderMaleDSUDSU0.080.020.090.02DSUDSUDSUDSU
FemaleDSUDSU0.050.02DSUDSU0.080.020.060.02
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)0.110.03DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU0.140.04
Second quartileDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Third quartileDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fourth quartile (highest income)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Large fringe metropolitan0.080.02DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medium metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Small metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheastDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
MidwestDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
SouthDSUDSUDSUDSU0.080.02DSUDSUDSUDSU
WestDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a. Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Indicators (PSI) software, admissions are identified using all procedures.

b. Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. resident population for 2000 as the U.S. 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, modified version 4.1.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T12_3_7_2_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_7_2_1.html