Table T3_1_1_5-1

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 3_1_1_5.1
All hospital-acquired conditions per 1,000 hospital admissions, United States, 2010
Population groupRateDistribution (%)
Totala 144.9100.0
Event typeAdverse drug event49.534.1
Catheter-associated urinary tract infection12.28.4
Central line-associated bloodtream infection0.50.4
Fall7.95.5
Obstetric adverse event2.51.7
Pressure ulcer40.327.8
Surgical site infection2.92.0
Ventilator-associated pneumonia1.20.8
Venous thromboembolism0.50.3
Other27.318.8

a The total estimate is the sum of all event types. Subtotals may not add to 100% due to rounding.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Medicare Patient Safety Monitoring System, 2010; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Healthcare Safety Network, 2009–2010; and AHRQ Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample, and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 4.1.

Current as of June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T3_1_1_5-1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/3_patientsafety/T3_1_1_5-1.html