Table 17_2_5-3

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 17_2_5.3
Admissions with perforated appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis,a age 18 and over, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
  TotalWhiteBlackAPI
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 278.31.6271.61.8302.55.6268.67.8276.43.9
Age18-44202.32.4191.02.7222.96.5215.810.6218.54.8
45-64386.53.6394.34.0411.212.7347.516.0332.19.9
65 and over514.55.2516.05.7559.422.3443.026.9493.217.2
   65-69480.98.7486.29.7478.938.9433.746.5443.127.4
  70-74494.210.1488.411.2562.441.1436.452.8513.233.2
  75-79528.611.5531.312.6589.251.0429.654.2514.844.9
  80-84570.013.4565.014.4672.158.2461.565.4598.357.0
  85 and over568.916.6574.517.9649.078.6508.180.4479.877.9
GenderMale298.62.2289.72.6316.47.7282.311.1313.85.5
Female251.22.2247.02.6285.68.0250.410.8230.65.5
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)299.73.1288.64.2318.08.5297.319.3296.66.4
Second quartile274.33.1268.73.7273.111.8271.419.3270.38.0
Third quartile282.13.0280.63.6313.613.1264.715.9261.97.7
Fourth quartile (highest income)258.92.8255.03.2279.713.7252.811.3260.08.5
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan272.82.7262.73.6301.98.4269.810.6271.05.3
Large fringe metropolitan274.13.0265.13.5294.310.5271.317.1284.48.6
Medium metropolitan275.33.6270.34.1313.515.5263.619.3262.59.0
Small metropolitan300.05.6292.66.0319.721.4240.937.6309.718.2
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)279.34.8274.55.2311.725.3267.326.1271.917.3
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)302.46.3294.46.7325.929.1216.131.9341.624.7
Expected payment sourcePrivate260.72.4260.92.8284.78.9232.710.2245.16.7
Medicare351.812.3335.317.4388.836.8240.034.2339.026.6
Medicaid296.86.3294.410.2296.114.9296.823.1275.710.4
Other308.98.6294.010.3276.020.7305.136.2297.514.0
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge323.06.2327.78.2306.914.5307.122.2304.19.5
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast256.83.4249.43.9277.312.1265.217.0256.18.3
Midwest290.13.7284.53.9332.314.8279.335.3289.217.8
South285.62.6276.03.0307.27.4289.618.7286.26.5
West275.33.1270.54.0276.917.0256.110.2276.66.1
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit273.81.8269.72.1300.76.8259.99.0264.34.8
Private, for profit286.34.0278.65.1309.013.5310.922.6281.08.9
Public293.54.2275.95.2304.713.1270.619.4308.39.2
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching279.73.2270.14.0311.99.0253.112.4274.16.9
Nonteaching277.61.8271.92.1294.97.0275.79.9277.04.7
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan272.72.6262.93.4299.88.3269.310.4270.25.3
Large fringe metropolitan272.83.3264.73.8298.110.7264.417.8282.78.7
Medium metropolitan278.73.6273.74.1309.615.2262.519.1265.59.0
Small metropolitan307.25.4299.45.9336.319.9241.835.6314.817.5
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)278.74.6273.85.0297.826.8294.725.8284.117.8
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)287.78.3278.78.8313.236.8DSUDSU321.228.7
Bed size of hospitalLess than 100271.93.8269.14.2248.519.3268.827.3283.512.6
100-299271.62.4266.72.8289.48.9271.310.9267.35.9
300-499289.43.2281.73.9318.710.1258.815.6288.77.5
500 or more283.43.9272.74.7312.111.2265.419.0271.38.0

a Excludes 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.

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

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases, disparities analysis file, 2007, and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1. The analysis file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 26 States: Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 17_2_5-3: 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_5-3.html