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Table 2.23
Percent of patients who had a hip joint replacement due to fracture or degenerative conditions with adverse events associated with the hip joint replacement, United States, 2004 and 2005a
Population group 2005 2004
Exposed Adverse events Percent Standard error Exposed Adverse events Percent Standard error
Total   429 33 7.69 1.29 476 34 7.14 1.18
Age Under 65 27 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
65-74 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
75 and over 266 24 9.02 1.76 306 30 9.80 1.70
Gender Male DSU DSU DSU DSU 159 12 7.55 2.09
Female 294 27 9.18 1.68 317 22 6.94 1.43
Race White 402 31 7.71 1.33 444 33 7.43 1.24
Other DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
Diabetes Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
No 356 25 7.02 1.35 394 29 7.36 1.32
Obesity Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
No 401 28 6.98 1.27 441 33 7.48 1.25
Cerebrovascular disease Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
No 370 25 6.76 1.30 399 25 6.27 1.21
CHF/pulmonary edema Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
No 375 24 6.40 1.26 405 28 6.91 1.26
COPD Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU 93 12 12.90 3.48
No 324 23 7.10 1.43 383 22 5.74 1.19
Smoking Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
No 380 31 8.16 1.40 438 31 7.08 1.23
Cancer Yes DNA DNA DNA DNA 92 12 13.04 3.51
No DNA DNA DNA DNA 384 22 5.73 1.19
Corticosteroids Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
No 402 29 7.21 1.29 453 31 6.84 1.19
Coronary artery disease Yes 108 11 10.19 2.91 DSU DSU DSU DSU
No 321 22 6.85 1.41 346 24 6.94 1.37
Renal disease Yes DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
No 382 26 6.81 1.29 429 30 6.99 1.23

a Data include Medicare beneficiaries discharged from January to December.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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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