Table T7_5_1_1-1_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 7_5_1_1.1_1
Hospital admissions for perforated appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis,a age 18 and over,b United States, 2000, 2004–2009
  2009200820072006200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 275.22.2270.12.1280.02.2286.32.2286.22.2293.82.2317.82.4
Age18–44197.73.4192.72.9203.43.5210.13.4206.93.4215.63.3229.83.5
45–64385.55.3377.05.2390.85.0394.05.0398.55.0401.04.9443.15.6
65 and over510.27.3513.77.4517.07.3523.47.2534.17.9543.17.8579.27.8
  65–69483.411.3492.411.8483.811.9471.712.0489.113.0487.413.1541.913.9
  70–74514.414.4524.313.2495.514.2524.814.2490.314.9549.715.3555.015.6
  75–79516.416.0507.816.5535.115.8535.815.0576.816.7557.616.3602.517.9
  80–84532.619.7549.419.5546.118.6577.119.9600.619.7608.319.2626.723.4
  85 and over553.423.3529.822.9593.822.8601.724.7604.624.1602.524.3679.726.2
GenderMale299.43.1289.02.9303.33.1307.03.1305.53.0313.13.1336.43.3
Female243.83.1246.03.0249.23.0259.23.0260.63.1267.93.1293.23.4
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)282.34.5286.44.4300.04.5311.14.6305.14.5313.94.7322.44.8
Second quartile274.94.3281.34.1282.94.2292.64.2292.84.4302.44.3321.84.4
Third quartile278.74.2268.03.9283.44.1282.44.1280.74.0291.04.4318.14.8
Fourth quartile (highest income)266.34.1250.03.8257.03.9265.13.9270.54.0272.53.8310.14.4
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan256.63.7259.73.5276.33.9276.23.9283.23.9291.84.0319.14.2
Large fringe metropolitan272.14.1262.83.9269.04.2275.54.2275.74.3282.84.2309.54.5
Medium metropolitan295.55.5276.54.9274.74.9295.74.9296.65.1295.05.2314.55.6
Small metropolitan294.38.2282.47.4295.87.4312.27.3291.77.7304.77.1341.58.1
Micropolitan282.37.2286.06.8299.86.6288.36.8296.26.8306.66.6317.57.6
Nonmetropolitan308.79.5301.38.9310.59.1314.68.8291.58.7305.58.8317.68.6
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance262.03.3256.23.1263.23.2267.03.4270.33.4279.13.3303.43.7
Medicare313.616.4282.914.1313.714.6353.019.9331.417.1374.120.3368.918.1
Medicaid264.88.2292.98.3300.99.0300.68.3302.08.1327.69.2346.09.9
Other insurance319.610.9290.710.6310.311.0341.912.6291.011.6328.311.3361.111.6
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge292.07.0307.69.2296.58.2330.57.2332.08.4325.78.8338.610.0
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast255.24.6249.44.7246.24.7255.84.6254.14.3264.34.5289.55.0
Midwest306.95.3283.64.7292.94.8292.64.7295.25.0300.14.8324.55.3
South273.93.8275.13.4288.93.7293.83.7302.13.8307.43.9326.44.0
West272.54.5268.34.1286.64.3295.94.7286.94.5294.44.5321.94.7
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit276.52.6267.82.4274.62.5281.02.5279.62.5288.72.5314.42.8
Private, for profit255.45.4257.05.5284.65.8281.95.6290.55.7314.76.6314.46.7
Public286.76.2301.36.1305.06.2316.06.5316.05.9301.36.1335.36.1
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching266.44.1264.73.9274.44.0278.54.0281.04.2275.94.2311.54.7
Nonteaching278.72.6272.42.4282.22.6289.62.6288.42.6300.52.6320.02.7
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan257.33.7263.03.4279.23.6277.63.8281.43.7290.93.9315.84.1
Large fringe metropolitan270.34.2256.84.1264.14.7276.04.5276.54.7287.44.5311.94.7
Medium metropolitan299.25.5278.84.8278.74.9296.44.9299.55.1293.45.2319.95.6
Small metropolitan299.58.3282.87.1297.77.0315.86.9297.57.5317.36.8348.37.9
Micropolitan282.57.2286.56.8292.96.4283.56.7294.46.7295.46.8318.37.6
Nonmetropolitan306.212.7308.612.5308.612.7308.512.3281.411.2289.411.4290.810.4
Bed size of hospitalLess than 100292.86.0296.55.7287.75.8288.45.6297.65.5293.65.6312.95.7
100–299274.13.5263.53.1276.43.2279.63.3283.43.3300.03.5320.23.5
300–499266.24.2264.43.9279.44.2294.24.6287.94.5290.14.2314.14.7
500 or more276.75.3273.55.2284.95.8289.15.1280.45.3283.85.5322.76.4

a Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Prevention Quality Indicators software, transfers from other institutions are excluded.

b Rates are adjusted by age and gender using U.S. hospitalizations for 2000 as the 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, version 4.1.

Current as of June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T7_5_1_1-1_1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/7_efficiency/T7_5_1_1-1_1.html