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HCUP Facts and Figures 2009 - Section 3
Section 3: Inpatient Hospital Stays by Procedure
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS

HIGHLIGHTS

INTRODUCTION

HCUP PARTNERS

1. OVERVIEW

2. DIAGNOSES

3. PROCEDURES

4. COSTS

5. WOMEN'S HEALTH

SOURCES/METHODS

DEFINITIONS

FOR MORE INFO

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

CITATION

FACTS & FIGURES 2009 PDF
SECTION 3: INPATIENT HOSPITAL STAYS BY PROCEDURE



HIGHLIGHTS
  • The rate of stays with procedures remained relatively stable at about 1,300 stays per 10,000 population from 1997 to 2009.
  • Blood transfusion occurred in over ten percent of all hospital stays that included a procedure and was the most frequently performed procedure in 2009. The rate of blood transfusion more than doubled from 1997 to 2009.
  • Cesarean section was the most frequent major operating room procedure—performed on 1.4 million females in 2009.
  • The rate of stays with knee arthroplasty increased 84 percent from 12 per 10,000 population in 1997 to 22 per 10,000 population in 2009. Knee arthroplasty was the fourteenth most common inpatient procedure in 2009.
  • The rate of respiratory intubation and mechanical ventilation grew rapidly from 1997 to 2009 among 45-64 year olds (69 percent), 65-84 year olds (33 percent), and seniors 85 years and older (28 percent).
  • Diagnostic cardiac catheterization and coronary arteriography was common for 45-64 year olds (638,000 procedures) and 65-84 year olds (664,000 procedures), but the rate of procedures declined about 20 percent from 1997 to 2009 in both age groups.


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Internet Citation: Facts and Figures 2009 - Section 3 Table of Contents. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). February 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov//reports/factsandfigures/2009/section3_TOC.jsp.
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