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Table 2.30b
Transfusion reactionsa per 100,000 population, age 18 and over or obstetric admissions, United States, 2003 and 2004
Population group 2004 2003
Rateb Standard error Rateb Standard error
Total   0.06 0.01 0.07 0.01
Age 18-44 DSU DSU DSU DSU
45-64 DSU DSU DSU DSU
65 and over 0.18 0.05 0.21 0.06
   65-69 DSU DSU DSU DSU
   70-74 DSU DSU DSU DSU
   75-79 DSU DSU DSU DSU
   80-84 DSU DSU DSU DSU
   85 and over DSU DSU DSU DSU
Gender Male DSU DSU DSU DSU
Female 0.08 0.02 0.08 0.02
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 DSU DSU DSU DSU
$25,000-$34,999 DSU DSU DSU DSU
$35,000-$44,999 DSU DSU DSU DSU
$45,000 or more 0.07 0.02 DSU DSU
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 0.06 0.02 0.06 0.02
Metropolitan-small DSU DSU DSU DSU
Micropolitan DSU DSU DSU DSU
Noncore DSU DSU DSU DSU
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast DSU DSU DSU DSU
Midwest DSU DSU DSU DSU
South DSU DSU 0.10 0.03
West DSU DSU DSU DSU

a Includes admissions specifically for transfusion reactions, such as cases from earlier admissions or from other hospitals.

b Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population; when reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender only; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age only.

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

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2003 and 2004.

 

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