TABLE 3

AHRQ Pediatric Quality Indicators: Comparison of 2008–2010 Versus 2011–2013

Quality MeasureEvents/1000 2008–2010Events/1000 2011–2013P
Accidental puncture or laceration rate0.460.38.706
Asthma admission rate0.440.43.439
Central venous catheter–related bloodstream infection rate0.170.21.999
Diabetes short-term complications admission rate0.130.15.027
Gastroenteritis admission rate0.160.11.000
Iatrogenic pneumothorax rate0.140.07.442
Perioperative hemorrhage or hematoma rate0.003.99.048
Postoperative respiratory failure rate7.715.02.445
Postoperative sepsis rate14.5817.63.695
Pressure ulcer rate0.820.26.359
Urinary tract infection admission rate0.080.08.326
Pediatric patient safety for selected indicators1.391.44.918
Pediatric quality acute composite0.120.09.018
Pediatric quality chronic composite0.460.43.288
Pediatric quality overall composite0.580.53.046
  • P values are results from Fisher’s exact tests.