T8_1_3_1

2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 8_1_3.1
Admissions for immunization-preventable influenzaa per 100,000 population,b age 65 and over, United States, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2007, and 2008
  20082007200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 93.24.021.91.4101.45.144.83.176.93.6
Age65-6942.62.013.31.143.12.721.52.039.71.9
70-7463.93.114.61.269.93.831.82.454.52.8
75-7991.34.524.01.8102.35.846.63.977.94.2
80-84143.37.031.52.7164.08.965.35.3117.36.7
85 and over223.411.542.53.5232.512.999.77.4164.310.2
GenderMale103.94.522.71.7108.95.746.53.680.04.2
Female87.83.921.61.498.04.944.13.075.93.5
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)104.15.822.02.1107.17.739.63.5114.46.8
Second quartile96.05.020.31.7100.46.149.85.276.94.3
Third quartile82.65.222.62.499.77.144.34.762.25.4
Fourth quartile (highest income)89.59.122.62.998.911.246.05.556.57.7
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan67.47.619.13.172.69.231.25.249.36.3
Large fringe metropolitan91.79.720.33.097.211.356.99.862.46.2
Medium metropolitan93.012.719.93.1106.916.834.94.768.312.9
Small metropolitan86.412.119.53.094.313.341.95.891.611.9
Micropolitan117.58.426.23.4119.09.851.25.7103.68.6
Noncore153.09.836.84.1173.515.974.19.3168.113.2
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast91.612.720.43.981.012.743.66.871.211.2
Midwest141.29.827.83.6168.012.971.09.3119.38.9
South86.44.621.51.899.98.344.64.872.14.0
West53.75.917.01.947.34.716.12.738.93.7

a. Immunization-preventable influenza may be reported as either the principal diagnosis or a secondary diagnosis.� 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.

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, modified version 4.1.

 

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: T8_1_3_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_1_3_1.html