Table T2_2_3_2-1_4

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 2_2_3_2.1_4
Hospital admissions for congestive heart failurea per 100,000 population,b age 18 and over, by income, United States, 2000–2008
    Median income of patient's ZIP Code
  TotalFirst quartile (lowest income)Second quartileThird quartileFourth quartile (highest income)
Data year RateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Data year2008369.79.1490.320.8373.713.9327.415.7299.220.0
 2007382.48.8511.422.7388.315.7335.913.8296.018.6
 2006414.210.0566.123.4413.016.3359.415.3333.820.5
 2005421.99.5557.222.1419.416.1377.815.3349.121.1
 2004440.09.8576.026.3450.317.3384.116.0347.121.4
 2003445.710.1598.928.6463.517.1397.515.3334.920.6
 2002487.410.7599.625.5518.321.0444.119.0376.726.4
 2001491.79.7610.924.7521.420.2427.517.6413.326.1
 2000495.09.9735.530.7520.518.8426.319.0355.022.3

a Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Prevention Quality Indicators (PQI) software, congestive heart failure must be the principal diagnosis. Excludes admissions with cardiac procedures and transfers from other institutions.

b Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. resident population for 2000 as the standard population.

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.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_2_3_2-1_4: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/2_heartdiseases/T2_2_3_2-1_4.html