T12_4_5_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_5.1
Hospital patients with adverse drug events with hypoglycemic agents, including insulin, oral hypoglycemic, or combination of both, United States, 2004-2007 and 2009a
  20092007200620052004
Population groupSample sizePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 5,96011.60.47.80.312.40.411.30.410.70.4
AgeUnder 652,0889.80.78.90.714.30.913.40.912.50.9
65-741,61512.10.87.50.511.40.610.10.610.10.6
75-841,48513.10.97.90.512.40.611.40.610.70.6
85 and over77212.81.26.80.811.91.010.91.09.91.0
GenderMale2,97811.00.67.40.412.00.510.60.511.00.6
Female2,98212.20.68.20.412.70.511.90.510.50.5
RaceWhite4,70911.10.57.40.311.60.410.70.410.10.4
Black73814.81.310.20.916.51.115.51.215.41.2
Other51311.71.48.41.113.51.410.61.38.71.3
DiabetesYes4,85512.90.58.60.313.50.412.30.411.70.4
No1,1056.20.73.90.56.10.75.70.74.20.7
ObesityYes1,90210.60.77.60.612.70.811.90.810.50.8
No4,05812.10.57.90.312.30.411.10.410.80.4
Cerebrovascular diseaseYes1,15916.21.18.40.614.30.812.60.711.80.7
No4,80110.50.47.60.311.70.410.80.410.30.4
CHF/pulmonary edemaYes2,93814.60.79.50.515.70.614.00.613.40.6
No3,0228.80.56.80.410.20.49.50.48.90.4
COPDYes2,15812.80.78.20.613.10.611.10.610.60.6
No3,80211.00.57.70.412.00.411.40.410.80.5
SmokingYes1,34612.00.97.70.814.51.011.41.012.01.0
No4,61411.50.57.90.312.00.411.30.410.50.4
CorticosteroidsYes50313.71.58.11.014.31.312.91.212.41.3
No5,45711.40.47.80.312.20.411.10.410.60.4
Coronary artery diseaseYes3,51313.10.68.90.413.50.512.20.511.50.5
No2,4479.50.66.60.411.20.510.20.59.80.5
Renal diseaseYes1,98717.70.910.60.617.60.716.30.715.90.7
No3,9738.60.46.20.38.90.48.20.48.00.4

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.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T12_4_5_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_5_1.html