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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 2.23
Percent of patients who had a hip joint replacement due to fracture with adverse events associated with the hip joint replacement, United States, 2004a
    2004
Population group Exposed Adverse events Percent Standard error
Total 170 19 11.2 2.4
Age Under 65 DSU DSU DSU DSU
65-74 DSU DSU DSU DSU
75 and over 149 16 10.7 2.5
Gender Female 125 14 11.2 2.8
Male DSU DSU DSU DSU
Race Other DSU DSU DSU DSU
White 158 18.00 11.4 2.5
Diabetes No 133 17 12.8 2.9
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU
Obesity No 166 19.00 11.4 2.5
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU
Cerebrovascular disease No 123 11 8.9 2.6
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU
CHF/pulmonary edema No 122 14 11.5 2.9
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU
COPD No 138 13 9.4 2.5
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU
Smoking No 158 18.00 11.4 2.5
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU
Cancer No DSU DSU DSU DSU
Yes 39 9 23.1 6.7
Corticosteroids No 157 17.00 10.8 2.5
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU
Coronary artery disease No 107 13.00 12.1 3.2
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU
Renal disease No 137 17.00 12.4 2.8
Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU

a Data include Medicare beneficiaries discharged from January to December. 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.

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

Key: CHF: congestive heart failure; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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

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