T12_4_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_4_3.1
Hospital patients with an anticoagulant-related adverse drug event with IV heparin, United States, 2004-2007 and 2009a
  20092007200620052004
Population groupSample sizePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 1,24613.71.08.90.815.50.913.00.714.60.7
AgeUnder 6550410.91.48.12.017.32.614.01.99.91.6
65-7429618.62.38.41.314.11.511.71.113.71.2
75-8428216.02.28.91.416.91.713.51.216.81.3
85 and over1649.82.310.52.213.82.314.32.217.22.4
GenderMale75413.01.29.51.215.21.311.60.914.41.0
Female49214.81.68.21.115.91.414.51.114.81.1
RaceWhite1,00413.31.19.10.914.91.013.00.814.80.8
Black14818.23.2DSUDSU20.33.310.72.014.82.3
Other9411.73.3DSUDSU15.94.417.53.710.93.0
DiabetesYes51915.41.69.81.417.11.613.61.214.41.2
No72712.51.28.31.014.51.212.60.914.70.9
ObesityYes34017.72.18.31.815.02.212.21.812.71.9
No90612.31.19.00.915.61.013.10.814.90.8
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes21717.12.68.81.618.61.914.61.415.21.4
No1,02913.01.18.90.914.31.112.40.814.30.9
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes51916.41.69.31.319.11.617.01.318.01.3
No72711.81.28.61.013.01.210.50.812.50.9
COPDYes33417.12.17.51.419.51.813.91.316.81.5
No91212.51.19.41.013.61.112.60.813.60.9
SmokingYes39511.91.610.92.115.02.315.11.815.61.8
No85114.61.28.40.915.61.012.60.814.30.8
CorticosteroidsYes6628.85.613.93.917.93.716.83.120.43.2
No1,18012.91.08.50.815.31.012.70.714.10.8
Coronary artery diseaseYes1,09713.71.09.91.015.71.214.40.915.70.9
No14914.12.96.51.315.21.69.51.111.71.3
Renal diseaseYes36518.12.09.91.521.81.716.21.317.41.4
No88111.91.18.40.911.61.111.10.813.30.9

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.

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_4_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_4_3_1.html