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2005 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 and 2003a
    2003b 2002b
Population group Exposed Adverse events Percent Standard error Exposed Adverse events Percent Standard error
Total   255 21 8.97 1.65 453 41 10.64 0.71
Age Under 65 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
65 - 74 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
75 and over DSU DSU DSU DSU 227 25 14.96 4.12
Gender Female DSU DSU DSU DSU 282 24 9.54 2.82
Male DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Race All other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
White 247 19 8.56 2.50 417 38 10.98 2.59
Diabetes No DSU DSU DSU DSU 384 37 10.42 2.61
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Obesity No DSU DSU DSU DSU 403 35 10.73 2.66
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Cancer No 210 18 9.17 2.73 370 30 8.81 2.41
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Corticosteroids No 247 19 7.47 2.11 433 40 11.06 2.55
Yes 8 2 77.93 15.91 DSU DSU DSU DSU

a Data include Medicare beneficiaries discharged from January 2003 to December 2003 for 2003 data, from January 2002 to December 2002 for 2002 data. Readmissions are supposed to be counted in the numerators according to the measure specifications, but were not counted because the data were not available at this time.

b Per measure specifications revised 6/22/2005, percents and standard errors are calculated based on data weighted to reflect the contribution of each State's sample to national estimates.

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

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

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