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Table 3. Age Groupings for Risk Adjustment

National Healthcare Quality Report, 2008

Table 3. Age Groupings for Risk Adjustment

This table shows the 18 categories of patient age, in five-year increments, that are used for risk adjustment. The 36 age-gender categories for risk adjustment are constructed from the 18 age categories split into male-female gender.

Age Groups

0-4
5-9
10-14
15-17
18-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65-69
70-74
75-79
80-84
85 and over

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Current as of March 2009
Internet Citation: Table 3. Age Groupings for Risk Adjustment: National Healthcare Quality Report, 2008. March 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqr08/methods/HCUPtabb3.html