Table 8_2_7-1

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 8_2_7.1
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with pneumonia as principal diagnosis,a age 18 and over, United States, 2000, 2004-2007
  20072006200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 40.80.244.90.249.00.255.20.274.00.2
Age18-4410.40.411.50.412.40.414.50.420.00.4
45-6423.60.427.10.427.40.332.00.442.30.4
65 and over51.20.356.00.362.30.369.40.393.10.3
  65-6932.70.633.90.739.00.642.40.760.20.7
  70-7434.50.740.30.744.30.651.70.672.20.6
  75-7943.40.646.80.652.90.658.70.683.40.6
  80-8453.40.757.70.765.90.672.80.795.60.7
  85 and over72.70.679.60.685.40.696.00.6123.90.6
GenderMale43.20.347.20.352.50.358.90.379.30.3
Female37.20.342.40.346.70.352.30.370.20.3
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)43.20.447.50.451.00.457.50.471.70.4
Second quartile40.90.446.80.450.30.455.10.473.30.4
Third quartile38.80.541.30.546.70.454.20.574.60.5
Fourth quartile (highest income)39.10.542.80.547.30.552.90.577.60.5
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan37.50.438.50.444.20.452.60.469.40.4
Large fringe metropolitan37.20.542.10.546.20.452.20.576.20.5
Medium metropolitan39.70.543.80.548.10.553.60.574.70.6
Small metropolitan42.40.750.90.850.20.755.80.780.80.8
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)46.60.652.50.657.30.662.50.677.10.7
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)51.30.756.80.758.70.762.20.772.10.7
Expected payment sourcePrivate43.50.749.70.754.20.758.60.775.80.7
Medicare39.90.243.90.248.30.254.40.273.60.2
Medicaid41.41.147.91.046.31.056.71.072.21.0
Other61.81.961.01.968.82.165.32.079.02.3
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge45.31.846.01.954.51.862.31.783.51.9
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast44.80.549.20.556.00.561.90.577.30.5
Midwest35.40.439.70.444.60.448.90.471.30.5
South42.60.446.70.448.70.355.40.475.30.4
West39.80.543.20.547.80.555.20.570.20.5
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit39.30.344.00.348.00.254.40.374.40.3
Private, for profit40.90.643.60.648.50.652.30.669.70.6
Public48.60.651.10.655.50.662.60.676.10.6
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching38.20.439.60.445.30.455.50.473.40.4
Non teaching41.70.346.80.350.20.255.10.274.10.3
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan37.50.438.50.443.50.452.50.469.20.4
Large fringe metropolitan37.40.542.80.546.70.552.20.576.40.5
Medium metropolitan39.20.543.70.548.40.553.70.575.00.5
Small metropolitan41.40.651.20.750.10.755.10.780.50.7
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)47.20.653.60.658.70.663.60.677.60.7
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)58.60.960.00.963.00.865.50.970.90.8
Bed size of hospitalLess than 10050.60.554.30.559.40.561.70.574.50.5
100-29938.60.345.40.349.10.354.60.373.20.3
300-49937.80.439.50.543.30.451.00.475.50.4
500 or more40.00.640.50.544.80.556.10.672.80.6

aExcludes obstetric admissions and transfers to another hospital.� 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.

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 8_2_7-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_2_7-1.html