Table 2_3_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 2_3_2.1
Admissions for diabetes with short-term complicationsa� per 100,000 population,b age 18 and over, United States, 2000, 2004-2007
  20072006200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 59.91.559.61.756.31.555.21.351.41.4
Age18-4471.62.070.52.265.42.062.71.755.71.8
45-6453.71.654.01.750.81.550.91.547.31.5
65 and over33.21.134.91.236.81.138.91.143.51.3
  65-6935.71.638.61.936.61.738.91.937.41.8
  70-7432.31.634.51.835.41.736.51.838.71.8
  75-7935.31.832.31.937.22.042.02.045.32.1
  80-8433.52.034.42.240.92.241.22.153.12.7
  85 and over25.81.833.02.234.82.236.12.354.63.3
GenderMale63.31.861.91.958.71.856.31.553.61.8
Female56.61.557.41.754.01.554.11.449.21.3
Median income of patient's ZIP codeFirst quartile (lowest income)91.44.291.64.584.73.983.94.086.74.4
Second quartile65.32.865.62.961.82.859.32.459.12.5
Third quartile49.42.249.42.247.22.046.52.142.82.0
Fourth quartile (highest income)33.32.134.52.233.92.032.11.929.01.9
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan62.75.065.95.559.64.659.24.662.05.0
Large fringe metropolitan50.33.948.44.047.13.745.53.648.53.8
Medium metropolitan58.85.762.76.060.45.955.55.439.64.5
Small metropolitan64.27.459.07.752.46.554.26.249.46.0
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)73.54.665.54.265.93.964.84.348.73.5
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)62.53.958.13.757.33.763.54.656.63.5
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast52.53.059.44.250.73.652.43.547.82.8
Midwest58.63.156.33.153.82.454.32.545.83.0
South71.22.969.53.368.13.065.52.461.82.7
West49.42.747.62.844.82.742.02.443.42.8

aExcludes obstetric admissions and transfers from other institutions. Complications include ketoacidosis, hyperosmolarity, or coma.

b 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.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 2_3_2-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/2_diabetes/T2_3_2-1.html