Table 17_2_3-1

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_3.1
Admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease per 100,000 population,a age 18 and over, United States, 2000, 2004-2007
  20072006200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 193.04.4199.44.6214.25.1226.94.8270.15.8
Age18-4411.90.612.10.612.10.614.60.920.60.8
45-64193.25.6197.65.4207.95.8221.55.4264.26.6
65 and over789.417.3820.218.8890.621.1930.920.01,094.924.2
   65-69604.115.2628.616.0686.318.2729.617.4813.219.4
  70-74779.018.6813.020.2858.021.2918.921.61,077.725.3
  75-79922.421.7950.122.91,056.426.91,085.825.01,253.231.2
  80-84976.924.01,008.226.91,101.128.71,123.526.81,421.735.0
  85 and over846.724.2891.326.0946.426.9974.527.11,289.133.1
GenderMale199.34.7206.54.7221.65.4231.74.9285.56.1
Female191.64.5197.94.8212.45.2227.55.1265.66.0
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)276.811.7292.412.2301.112.9310.612.5443.918.8
Second quartile212.88.6214.18.6236.09.8250.410.0294.411.7
Third quartile162.66.9166.46.8184.47.6191.68.7224.310.7
Fourth quartile (highest income)119.87.6132.28.3142.78.5150.28.9163.810.7
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan163.012.7181.413.6176.013.4183.714.0229.115.7
Large fringe metropolitan180.113.9167.312.3198.915.3211.215.8279.420.8
Medium metropolitan169.715.9174.115.1199.218.1193.317.3226.823.0
Small metropolitan209.023.7183.020.7189.422.4221.625.1259.831.3
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)244.913.9276.317.3292.516.8335.220.0327.922.8
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)307.220.6338.125.6352.924.6362.923.6437.927.3
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast180.09.1188.39.6192.411.4203.29.0269.912.6
Midwest221.010.2213.69.3230.810.3243.310.8239.611.7
South226.78.4242.89.4263.310.0284.69.4338.211.1
West118.25.7119.95.5132.37.0131.77.1185.69.2

aExcludes obstetric admissions and transfers from other institutions.� 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 February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 17_2_3-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/17_utilization/T17_2_3-1.html