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2005 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 and 2003a
    2003b 2002b
Population group Exposed Adverse events Percent Standard error Exposed Adverse events Percent Standard error
Total   174 24 11.5 1.8 332 53 17.4 1.5
Age Under 65 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
65-74 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
75 and over 152 20 11.6 3.3 289 45 16.4 3.1
Gender Female 125 18 12.6 3.5 244 35 15.2 3.3
Male DSU DSU DSU DSU 88 18 22.5 6.2
Race All other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
White 165 23 11.6 3.1 317 48 15.7 2.9
Diabetes No 131 18 12.9 3.7 263 44 19.2 3.6
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Obesity No 170 23 11.5 3.0 318 52 17.8 3.1
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Cancer No 124 19 13.8 4.0 241 38 19.0 3.7
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Corticosteroids No 163 22 11.4 3.1 311 50 17.7 3.1
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU 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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