Table T2_4_3_3-2_1

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_4_3_3.2_1
Hospital admissions for short-term complications of diabetesa per 100,000 population,b ages 6–17, United States, 2000, 2004–2009
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 27.52.926.52.728.92.931.82.836.
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)34.63.937.75.337.53.642.63.941.94.441.94.939.33.2
Second quartile30.23.428.
Third quartile25.83.624.
Fourth quartile (highest income)19.83.915.42.319.93.519.
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan26.
Large fringe metropolitan17.23.517.63.626.76.823.34.431.16.920.63.524.83.2
Medium metropolitan37.17.333.15.430.05.840.66.735.85.334.15.725.13.8
Small metropolitan28.54.836.25.439.
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast25.55.625.

a Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Pediatric Quality Indicators software, diabetes must be the principal diagnosis and short-term complications include ketoacidosis, hyperosmolarity, and coma. Transfers from other institutions are excluded.

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, version 4.1.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_4_3_3-2_1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.