Table 4_4_1-1

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 4_4_1.1
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers to another hospital), age 18 and over, United States, 2000 and 2006
  20062000
Population groupRateaSERateaSE
Total 64.41.283.71.0
Age18–44DSUDSUDSUDSU
45–6425.81.833.91.7
65 and over76.11.493.81.2
  65–6947.82.453.62.1
  70–7453.32.680.22.1
  75–7985.62.9106.22.6
  80–8492.03.4117.73.3
  85 and over137.46.4187.95.5
GenderMale59.41.374.21.1
Female96.42.9114.52.6
Median income of patient's ZIP codeFirst quartile (lowest income)70.22.689.92.2
Second quartile63.02.382.41.9
Third quartile63.82.284.12.2
Fourth quartile (highest income)61.62.479.22.1
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan66.92.485.32.2
Large fringe metropolitan62.32.482.32.0
Medium metropolitan65.12.585.42.3
Small metropolitan55.63.679.13.3
Micropolitan (nonmetro)71.03.389.33.3
Noncore (nonmetro)63.14.377.23.8
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance55.23.273.62.7
Medicare66.81.385.61.2
Medicaid49.19.556.410.3
Other insurance58.310.171.811.9
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge53.29.3107.27.8
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast80.12.484.42.2
Midwest59.22.478.52.1
South58.62.082.11.7
West63.32.895.42.7
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit62.31.382.11.2
Private, for profit68.43.496.13.3
Public77.03.884.23.4
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching62.51.876.61.9
Nonteaching66.01.687.01.3
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan59.42.081.21.9
Large fringe metropolitan68.72.784.42.2
Medium metropolitan65.02.280.82.0
Small metropolitan61.23.480.92.8
Micropolitan (nonmetro)99.85.8119.64.6
Noncore (nonmetro)DSUDSU101.718.0
Bed size of hospitalLess than 10065.75.8106.95.3
100–29975.92.292.71.7
300–49957.11.979.31.8
500 or more62.32.273.12.1

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.

DSU - 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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 4_4_1-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/4_heartdiseases/T4_4_1-1.html