T12_3_7_2_2

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_2
Admissions for transfusion reactionsa per 100,000 population,b age 18 and over, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 0.070.010.060.010.130.04DSUDSUDSUDSU
Age18-440.040.01DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-640.070.02DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over0.180.040.190.04DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale0.080.020.070.02DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female0.070.010.060.01DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)0.110.020.110.03DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Second quartileDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Third quartile0.060.02DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fourth quartile (highest income)DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan0.060.02DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Large fringe metropolitan0.060.02DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medium metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Small metropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
MicropolitanDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NoncoreDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheastDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
MidwestDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
South0.100.03DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
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: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases, disparities analysis file, 2007, and AHRQ Quality Indicators, modified version 4.1. The analysis file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 31 States: Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T12_3_7_2_2: 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_2.html