Table T7_5_1_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 7_5_1_2.1
Hospital admissions for perforated appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis,a ages 1–17,b United States, 2000, 2004–2009
  2009200820072006200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 298.04.7290.65.2301.54.9298.04.3308.94.7308.94.7303.44.2
Age1–4630.520.1644.922.5606.919.9628.116.0680.317.8595.620.6602.518.9
5–9354.79.7348.111.5360.911.2342.78.5367.611.0372.510.6355.58.8
10–14280.87.7279.98.5281.27.6281.67.1281.56.9294.27.4284.66.7
15–17215.47.3193.47.2226.17.1227.97.0235.67.6223.36.9234.36.8
GenderMale303.56.2288.56.9304.26.5294.95.4308.46.0315.06.1302.85.6
Female289.97.2294.07.8297.77.4303.66.9310.47.5300.27.3304.86.3
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)326.78.3317.39.2322.28.3326.47.9321.68.7344.98.1305.07.8
Second quartile293.18.1301.68.6317.58.0303.37.7303.27.9313.48.0315.87.4
Third quartile299.98.2292.58.7301.79.3290.78.2318.67.8311.28.2309.28.7
Fourth quartile (highest income)268.97.7251.38.0264.88.1272.88.2291.37.1263.47.3281.47.7
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan302.88.3310.510.8302.57.9324.67.1322.87.1313.37.1322.67.9
Large fringe metropolitan271.98.3264.39.4297.710.2262.08.6299.79.2266.98.4299.48.0
Medium metropolitan324.210.3299.49.2305.811.3302.59.3330.411.0351.211.2295.39.9
Small metropolitan291.114.1286.312.8306.613.1302.913.1286.514.3314.212.9309.312.9
Micropolitan297.213.3292.911.8299.112.8275.411.7281.911.1293.211.9271.012.3
Nonmetropolitan293.515.9260.715.6290.015.2309.715.8270.313.7313.014.3294.713.7
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance275.55.6270.45.8273.45.5276.45.3286.65.1282.85.2288.24.9
Medicare360.278.9232.857.9153.340.9DSUDSUDSUDSU261.872.9278.468.0
Medicaid321.17.2317.38.7336.18.0329.27.1340.78.1352.37.8335.18.3
Other insurance277.320.2296.122.2311.820.5288.819.6327.318.4280.118.3316.423.1
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge343.216.0340.117.9365.217.0349.914.6329.315.2347.517.7317.014.0
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast246.48.9247.89.7257.69.6257.110.1262.88.1275.39.2279.89.4
Midwest320.612.9299.210.8304.710.4296.39.5305.99.4294.68.9319.98.8
South298.88.4297.49.1314.09.3303.37.6315.97.5319.27.5304.17.0
West312.28.2309.910.9314.68.6323.57.4336.510.5330.59.6304.58.5
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit302.05.8290.06.2294.85.8293.74.8308.55.5303.95.4301.25.0
Private, for profit282.710.8291.313.0312.112.7287.312.5283.412.1309.913.2291.012.3
Public296.212.6294.213.5329.512.3329.912.6329.612.0340.012.3323.69.9
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching308.18.5313.88.2324.58.3314.67.6330.07.7324.67.0327.18.3
Nonteaching292.85.7279.16.7284.85.7287.95.1294.86.0298.26.4293.64.8
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan309.18.0325.210.1307.37.6326.46.6323.36.8317.77.0324.67.6
Large fringe metropolitan250.68.4224.49.9298.012.7239.29.2292.012.2253.28.5291.38.4
Medium metropolitan337.311.0307.69.9304.311.8309.09.4309.99.6336.39.6297.29.7
Small metropolitan280.013.5266.412.7304.212.8302.412.5324.219.2353.116.5313.112.3
Micropolitan289.414.1268.012.1283.412.4262.411.9268.911.9285.412.2260.211.7
Nonmetropolitan261.920.2270.721.2269.819.5287.822.4248.119.8258.518.4297.617.6
Bed size of hospitalLess than 100274.211.7260.210.7293.411.1281.611.4262.110.1277.29.4280.39.5
100–299275.97.8292.39.1279.26.8278.65.9312.57.6314.87.4301.86.3
300–499313.810.2266.59.4323.710.8308.89.2299.19.0291.48.4304.29.3
500 or more329.58.9331.810.9320.810.8332.811.3351.711.4337.511.6332.210.2

a Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Pediatric Quality Indicators software, transfers from other institutions and obstetric admissions 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: 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_2-1: 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_2-1.html