Table 4_4_2-1

2008 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 4_4_2.1
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions age 40 and over with coronary artery bypass graft (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers to another hospital), United States, 2000 and 2005
Population group20052000
RateaSERateaSE
Total26.70.341.90.3
Age40–449.51.511.11.4
45–6412.70.321.10.3
65 and over37.10.556.60.4
Age65–6920.50.736.30.7
70–7430.90.848.60.8
75–7944.91.065.01.0
80–8457.41.593.11.6
85 and over72.93.1106.73.3
GenderMale21.50.333.70.3
Female40.00.759.30.6
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)28.60.642.30.6
Second quartile25.20.643.90.5
Third quartile27.70.642.20.6
Fourth quartile (highest income)24.70.638.30.6
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan26.60.643.00.6
Large fringe metropolitan23.50.638.10.6
Medium metropolitan28.00.639.10.7
Small metropolitan27.61.054.31.0
Micropolitan (nonmetro)29.61.042.50.9
Noncore (nonmetro)27.61.040.91.0
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance24.20.737.00.6
Medicare26.90.343.00.3
Medicaid30.31.647.81.7
Other insurance26.82.543.32.6
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge31.12.342.72.3
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast24.20.739.80.6
Midwest25.60.641.70.6
South28.60.543.30.5
West26.30.741.00.8
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit25.80.341.00.3
Private, for profit29.20.845.71.1
Public30.91.148.01.1
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching25.50.541.60.4
Nonteaching27.60.442.00.4
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan26.70.443.10.4
Large fringe metropolitan20.70.836.30.7
Medium metropolitan28.80.640.80.6
Small metropolitan26.41.050.40.9
Micropolitan (nonmetro)38.32.227.83.0
Noncore (nonmetro)**494.259.8
Bed size of hospitalLess than 10030.43.836.94.6
100–29928.00.641.40.6
300–49924.90.542.90.5
500 or more27.30.540.90.5

a Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, and All Patient Refined-Diagnosis Related Group (APR-DRG) risk of mortality score. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender and APR-DRG risk of mortality score; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age and APR-DRG risk of mortality score.

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

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 4_4_2-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/4_heartdiseases/T4_4_2-1.html