T4_3_1_1_2

2011 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 4_3_1.1_2
Admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complicationsa per 100,000 population,b age 18 and over, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2008
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 20.60.613.60.461.43.19.11.130.72.5
Age18-4411.10.47.50.331.11.72.10.610.50.8
45-6427.30.916.40.593.54.99.91.539.33.2
65 and over38.21.228.40.996.35.728.13.672.67.1
  65-6933.41.323.41.095.37.517.93.656.45.9
  70-7437.91.525.41.2107.68.128.35.978.28.2
  75-7940.51.828.71.3105.39.443.07.988.511.0
  80-8444.31.935.71.789.98.635.58.596.313.4
  85 and over40.02.035.11.969.87.5DSUDSU62.510.3
GenderMale21.20.714.30.463.73.48.41.128.52.3
Female20.00.612.90.458.73.09.61.332.32.7
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)38.81.726.51.172.94.820.53.642.24.9
Second quartile20.00.714.30.553.93.515.23.228.42.3
Third quartile15.00.810.30.553.64.69.01.423.52.9
Fourth quartile (highest income)10.40.67.50.546.74.53.60.720.02.1
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan25.32.112.31.065.16.59.51.634.74.4
Large fringe metropolitan18.91.212.80.866.96.26.51.123.32.5
Medium metropolitan14.51.210.30.940.84.57.42.125.94.2
Small metropolitan17.11.911.91.363.311.5DSUDSU24.74.5
Micropolitan21.41.217.01.063.06.8DSUDSU38.49.2
Noncore29.71.725.11.581.79.8DSUDSU39.07.3
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast23.12.113.20.876.310.315.14.046.99.2
Midwest17.40.912.90.761.26.2DSUDSU15.12.6
South26.41.117.50.760.44.07.51.633.24.6
West12.40.87.90.540.85.37.01.125.32.7

a. Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Prevention Quality Indicators (PQI) software, diabetes without complications must be the principal diagnosis and exclusions include transfers from other institutions.

b. Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. resident population for 2000 as the U.S. 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, modified version 4.1. The analysis file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 31 States: Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T4_3_1_1_2: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/4_diabetes/T4_3_1_1_2.html