Table T7_5_1_2-4

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 7_5_1_2.4
Hospital admissions for perforated appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis,a ages 1–17,b by income, United States, 2000–2009
    Median income of patient's ZIP Code
  TotalFirst quartile (lowest income)Second quartileThird quartile Fourth quartile (highest income)
Data year RateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Data year2009298.04.7326.78.3293.18.1299.98.2268.97.7
 2008290.65.2317.39.2301.68.6292.58.7251.38.0
 2007301.54.9322.28.3317.58.0301.79.3264.88.1
 2006298.04.3326.47.9303.37.7290.78.2272.88.2
 2005308.94.7321.68.7303.27.9318.67.8291.37.1
 2004308.94.7344.98.1313.48.0311.28.2263.47.3
 2003311.84.5343.08.3322.08.0312.27.7265.67.9
 2002303.34.7327.58.4298.48.0293.18.0290.39.1
 2001304.94.3321.88.4307.77.7308.98.4279.07.8
 2000303.44.2305.07.8315.87.4309.28.7281.47.7

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.

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 T7_5_1_2-4: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/7_efficiency/T7_5_1_2-4.html