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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 2.35: Percent of patients who had a hip joint replacement due to fracture 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 332 71 22.6 3.284
Age        
    0-64 5 1 31.8 25.767
    65-74 38 8 27.7 10.158
    75 and over 289 62 21.8 3.498
Gender        
    Male 88 23 30.3 6.885
    Female 244 48 19.4 3.602
Race        
    Not White 15 5 48.4 18.291
    White 317 66 21.3 3.257
Diabetes        
    No 263 58 24.1 3.882
    Yes 69 13 17.9 5.723
Obesity        
    No 318 69 22.4 3.354
    Yes 14 2 26.6 16.970
Cancer        
    No 241 52 24.6 4.031
    Yes 91 19 17.9 5.577
Steroids        
    No 331 68 23.5 3.435
    Yes 21 3 13.4 8.833

a Percent and standard error based on weighted data.

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

 

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