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Table 12_2_8-2a

2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 12_2_8.2a
Postoperative hip fracture per 1,000 surgical patients age 18 and over who were not susceptible to fallinga (excluding obstetric admissions), by race/ethnicity, United States, 2006
  TotalWhiteBlackAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupRatebSERatebSERatebSERatebSERatebSE
Total 0.320.010.330.
65 and over0.670.020.730.020.450.050.730.130.490.07
  85 and over2.270.102.410.111.380.303.560.752.290.43
Median income of patient's ZIP codeFirst quartile (lowest income)0.350.010.370.020.270.03DSUDSU0.430.05
Second quartile0.310.020.350.020.210.05DSUDSUDSUDSU
Third quartile0.
Fourth quartile (highest income)0.330.020.330.02DSUDSU0.350.100.490.08
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan0.350.010.380.020.290.03DSUDSU0.370.04
Large fringe metropolitan0.280.020.300.
Medium metropolitan0.290.020.310.020.240.06DSUDSU0.220.06
Small metropolitan0.
Micropolitan (nonmetro)0.330.020.340.030.410.09DSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetro)0.390.030.400.03DSUDSU2.600.53DSUDSU
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance0.
Other insurance0.290.070.420.09DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge0.400.070.390.08DSUDSUDSUDSU0.760.17
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast0.340.020.330.020.390.050.930.160.400.07
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit0.310.010.320.
Private, for profit0.290.020.310.020.210.05DSUDSU0.260.06
Teaching statusTeaching0.360.010.370.020.320.030.520.110.350.05
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan0.350.010.380.
Large fringe metropolitan0.
Medium metropolitan0.280.020.300.020.260.06DSUDSUDSUDSU
Small metropolitan0.340.020.360.03DSUDSUDSUDSU0.650.12
Micropolitan (nonmetro)0.340.030.330.030.450.11DSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetro)0.330.070.340.07DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Bed size of hospitalLess than 1000.290.030.330.03DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
500 or more0.330.020.340.020.360.040.900.140.240.06

a That is, excluding patients with musculoskeletal disease; those admitted for seizures, syncope, stroke, coma, cardiac arrest, poisoning, trauma, delirium, psychoses, or anoxic brain injury; and patients with metastatic cancer, lymphoid malignancy, bone malignancy, and self-inflicted injury.

b Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, comorbidities, and diagnosis-related group (DRG) clusters. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender, comorbidities, and DRG clusters; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age, comorbidities, and DRG clusters.

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

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases, disparities analysis file, 2006, and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1. The analysis file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 25 States: AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, KS, MA, MD, MI, MO, NH, NJ, NY, OK, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, and WI.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 12_2_8-2a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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