2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

Effectiveness of Care: Musculoskeletal Diseases

 

Musculoskeletal Diseases
Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who reported ever being screened for osteoporosis with a bone mass or bone density measurement
Adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they had arthritis education
Adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they received counseling about physical activity or exercise.
Overweight adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they received counseling about weight reduction from a health care provider
Adults with chronic joint symptoms who have seen a health care provider for their symptoms


 

Musculoskeletal Diseases

Measure Title

Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who report ever being screened for osteoporosis with a bone mass or bone density measurement.

Measure Source

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS).

National Tables

2_8_1_1.1 Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who reported ever being screened for osteoporosis with a bone mass or bone density measurement, United States, 2000, 2003, 2006, and 2008

2_8_1_1.2a-c Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over who reported ever being screened for osteoporosis with a bone mass or bone density measurement, United States, 2008, by:

  1. Race.
  2. Ethnicity.
  3. Family income.

National Data Source

CMS, MCBS.

National Denominator

Female Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over residing in the community for the full year.

National Numerator

Subset of the denominator who report ever being screened for osteoporosis with a bone mass or bone density measurement.

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Musculoskeletal Diseases

Measure Title

Adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they had arthritis education.

Measure Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).

National Tables

2_8_1_2.1 Adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they had effective, evidence-based arthritis education as an integral part of the management of their condition, United States, 2006 and 2009

2_8_1_2.2a-c Adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they had effective, evidence-based arthritis education as an integral part of the management of their condition, United States, 2009, by:

  1. Race.
  2. Ethnicity.
  3. Family income.

National Data Source

CDC, NCHS, NHIS.

National Denominator

U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population age 18 and over with doctor-diagnosed arthritis.

National Numerator

Subset of the denominator who reported they had arthritis education as part of the management of their condition.

Comments

Adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who answered "Yes" to the NHIS question: "Have you ever taken an educational course or class to teach you how to manage problems related to your arthritis or joint symptoms?" were considered cases receiving evidence-based arthritis education. Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.

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Musculoskeletal Diseases

Measure Title

Adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they received counseling about physical activity or exercise.

Measure Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).

National Tables

2_8_1_3.1 Adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they received health care provider counseling about physical activity or exercise, United States, 2006 and 2009

2_8_1_3.1a-c Adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they received health care provider counseling about physical activity or exercise, United States, 2009, by:

  1. Race.
  2. Ethnicity.
  3. Family income.

National Data Source

CDC, NCHS, NHIS.

National Denominator

U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population age 18 and over with doctor-diagnosed arthritis.

National Numerator

Subset of the denominator who reported they received health care provider counseling about physical activity or exercise.

Comments

Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.

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Musculoskeletal Diseases

Measure Title

Overweight adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they received counseling about weight reduction from a health care provider.

Measure Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).

National Tables

2_8_1_4.1 Overweight adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they received health care provider counseling about weight reduction, United States, 2006 and 2009

2_8_1_4.2a-c Overweight adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who reported they received health care provider counseling about weight reduction, United States, 2009, by:

  1. Race.
  2. Ethnicity.
  3. Family income.

National Data Source

CDC, NCHS, NHIS.

National Denominator

U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population age 18 and over with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who are overweight.

National Numerator

Subset of the denominator who reported they received counseling about weight reduction from a health care provider.

Comments

Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.

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Musculoskeletal Diseases

Measure Title

Adults with chronic joint symptoms who have seen a health care provider for their symptoms.

Measure Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).

National Tables

2_8_1_5.1 Adults with chronic joint symptoms who have ever seen a doctor or other health professional for joint symptoms, United States, 2009-2010

2_8_1_5.2a-c Adults with chronic joint symptoms who have ever seen a doctor or other health professional for joint symptoms, United States, 2010, by:

  1. Race.
  2. Ethnicity.
  3. Family income.

National Data Source

CDC, NCHS, NHIS.

National Denominator

U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population age 18 and over with chronic joint symptoms.

National Numerator

Subset of the denominator who reported they have ever seen a doctor or other health professional for joint symptoms.

Comments

Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.

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Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports: Effectiveness of Care: Musculoskeletal Diseases. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/measurespec/musculoskeletal_diseases.html