Table 17_2_2-1

2010 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 17_2_2.1
Admissions for angina without procedure per 100,000 population,a age 18 and over, United States, 2000, 2004-2007
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
65 and over75.52.988.
  85 and over93.34.2112.85.1123.55.6138.35.7307.512.6
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)42.82.654.33.356.
Second quartile30.11.736.
Third quartile24.71.625.91.429.41.534.71.958.33.3
Fourth quartile (highest income)19.71.923.01.924.31.928.
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan26.02.733.
Large fringe metropolitan30.03.330.23.332.52.843.94.377.66.2
Medium metropolitan20.
Small metropolitan23.93.425.73.324.33.331.53.656.47.0
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)41.13.355.84.464.45.477.47.4104.68.6
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)51.23.965.25.871.
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast37.53.744.

aExcludes patients with cardiac procedures, transfers from other institutions, and obstetric admissions.� Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population; when reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender only; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age only.

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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 17_2_2-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.