Table T7_5_1_1-1_2

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_2
Hospital admissions for perforated appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis,a age 18 and over,b by race/ethnicity, United States, 2009
    Non-Hispanic  
  TotalWhiteBlackAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 276.11.6275.41.9291.75.5262.77.9258.23.9
Age18–44199.42.5194.53.0212.96.6218.810.5200.54.6
45–64384.53.7394.94.3401.112.2307.815.0337.610.1
65 and over508.95.2518.45.6533.520.3456.823.1422.919.5
  65–69476.68.4484.19.7512.831.1409.539.9409.529.8
  70–74503.19.9507.910.8591.037.3429.852.4453.637.8
  75–79525.711.3537.712.2455.552.1500.154.9438.647.6
  80–84541.314.0551.315.1519.161.9484.661.1461.361.7
  85 and over561.016.0578.117.6616.583.6550.078.3329.060.7
GenderMale302.32.3298.82.8318.68.0296.911.4298.55.5
Female242.02.2244.92.6257.17.5216.610.5209.05.5
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)290.93.2291.54.3297.98.5263.023.6271.37.0
Second quartile284.23.1286.03.8286.311.4269.918.5260.67.6
Third quartile280.63.0280.43.7301.712.7275.815.1255.37.4
Fourth quartile (highest income)252.72.9253.13.3271.612.8248.311.9240.88.7
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan262.42.8260.73.8289.38.0255.911.1244.95.4
Large fringe metropolitan266.92.9263.43.5281.410.1270.515.6253.48.4
Medium metropolitan284.13.8282.04.5316.115.7272.818.4275.69.8
Small metropolitan298.75.3290.95.9299.124.7396.149.9315.615.2
Micropolitan293.45.3297.15.9273.923.8173.023.3259.317.1
Nonmetropolitan309.86.4302.96.8312.630.3DSUDSU341.128.9
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance261.02.4262.12.8280.88.9257.510.6233.96.1
Medicare320.413.1333.416.3310.025.9215.721.6233.521.3
Medicaid282.86.0285.410.2299.015.4233.619.1259.110.1
Other insurance308.210.1291.911.8285.123.6313.842.1276.314.6
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge311.26.1322.17.8268.611.9295.522.8287.19.8
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast256.53.4263.14.2262.011.9217.216.9209.18.9
Midwest305.13.7302.54.1301.912.6275.224.4292.214.1
South280.02.7275.63.2304.57.7299.117.7264.46.6
West265.33.1260.84.1246.016.9260.611.2267.16.1
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit275.51.8275.52.2290.36.4261.49.0254.14.7
Private, for profit261.34.0259.25.1264.114.3282.522.3250.58.3
Public297.64.9293.36.2324.315.6248.624.4292.910.3
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching273.13.0271.53.8302.98.8261.014.1251.66.8
Nonteaching277.21.9276.72.2284.07.0263.19.6260.14.7
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan263.02.7261.23.6289.18.1259.111.0244.55.3
Large fringe metropolitan265.73.1260.83.7275.39.9275.016.7258.68.7
Medium metropolitan287.23.8286.64.6319.115.8273.518.2275.99.5
Small metropolitan311.45.2305.55.7321.024.8359.947.0316.915.1
Micropolitan286.65.2288.05.7290.423.4166.621.9267.216.9
Nonmetropolitan295.68.5292.49.0270.337.7DSUDSU299.731.1
Bed size of hospitalLess than 100288.54.1288.84.6293.919.6243.123.2271.012.9
100–299273.02.5274.03.0273.28.8250.512.2259.15.9
300–499272.23.2268.53.9288.910.0276.013.3256.07.3
500 or more279.53.7276.14.6319.411.2263.919.8257.18.7

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.

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, 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 36 States: Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

Current as of June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T7_5_1_1-1_2: 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_2.html