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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 2.34: Percent of patients who had a hip joint replacement due to degenerative conditions with adverse events associated with the hip joint replacement, United States, 2002

Population group Exposed Adverse events Percent of exposed with eventa Standard errora
Total 453 42 9.5 2.185
Age        
    0-64 25 3 1.4 0.914
    65-74 201 12 6.4 2.631
    75 and over 227 27 13.0 3.590
Gender        
    Male 171 20 13.3 4.592
    Female 282 22 7.3 2.152
Race        
    Not White 36 3 4.4 2.982
    White 417 39 9.8 2.295
Diabetes        
    No 384 37 9.0 2.245
    Yes 69 5 12.0 7.020
Obesity        
    No 403 37 9.6 2.351
    Yes 50 5 9.0 4.854
Cancer        
    No 370 30 7.8 2.066
    Yes 83 12 17.6 7.659
Steroids        
    No 433 41 9.9 2.266
    Yes 20 1 0.6 0.625

aPercent and standard error based on weighted data.

Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Medicare Patient Safety Monitoring System.

 

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