Table T3_2_1_3-1

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_2_1_3.1
Surgical discharges with an adverse event of postoperative deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolus, age 18 and over, United States, 2009–2010a
  20102009
Population groupSample sizePercentSESample sizePercentSE
Total 9,6440.410.076,1960.310.07
AgeUnder 65DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65–742,2500.620.17DSUDSUDSU
75–84DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
85 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale3,5290.480.12DSUDSUDSU
Female6,1150.380.08DSUDSUDSU
Race/ethnicityNon-Hispanic, White7,5870.380.075,1450.290.08
Non-Hispanic, BlackDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Non-Hispanic, AsianDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNA
Non-Hispanic, AI/ANDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNA
Non-Hispanic, NHOPIDSUDSUDSUDNADNADNA
Hispanic, all races5320.560.80DNADNADNA
DiabetesYes2,2950.610.16DSUDSUDSU
No7,3490.350.074,8050.270.07
ObesityYes2,4530.530.15DSUDSUDSU
 No7,1910.380.074,6950.280.08
Cerebrovascular diseaseYesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No8,7390.350.065,6460.300.07
CHF/pulmonary edemaYesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No8,6090.350.065,6020.230.06
COPDYes1,3330.830.25DSUDSUDSU
No8,3110.350.075,4200.240.07
SmokingYesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No7,4810.430.084,7860.360.09
CorticosteroidsYesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No9,3840.400.076,0130.280.07
Coronary artery diseaseYes2,4730.850.19DSUDSUDSU
No7,1710.260.064,7140.250.07
Renal diseaseYes9671.340.37DSUDSUDSU
No8,6770.310.065,6590.230.06

a Data were sampled from the CMS Reporting Hospital Quality Data for Annual Payment Update (RHQDAPU) program, which includes data for adults 18 years and older who were hospitalized for one of four conditions: heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, pneumonia, and a subset of major surgical procedures.  Data for 2009 include records for discharges that occurred from January to September. Data for 2010 include records for discharges that occurred from January to December 2010, excluding Maryland, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian/Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; CHF: congestive heart failure; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Patient Safety Monitoring System.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T3_2_1_3-1: 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_2_1_3-1.html