Table T2_9_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_9_3_2.1
Hospital admissions for asthmaa per 100,000 population,b age 18 and over, United States, 2000, 2004–2009
  2009200820072006200520042000
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 130.74.8125.24.3117.73.6124.04.3127.33.8120.03.8112.33.3
Age18–4477.93.770.82.970.92.475.73.175.42.774.92.691.43.0
45–64165.46.3155.65.7147.95.0152.35.8157.05.1147.75.1127.14.1
65 and over228.88.0237.57.8207.26.5222.17.9235.57.6211.26.8151.95.0
  65–69201.57.9202.58.0179.46.4192.97.5195.27.0187.37.1129.95.3
  70–74227.48.4224.68.3197.67.5212.09.0219.57.9201.57.0148.75.2
  75–79240.19.5250.48.7221.78.5232.48.7246.68.7220.57.9158.56.1
  80–84262.710.7280.110.4241.28.5263.710.3294.310.7248.910.0177.67.9
  85 and over249.211.0274.910.7231.39.1245.411.2270.712.4230.011.0180.27.9
GenderMale77.83.075.52.770.92.573.82.774.22.570.62.563.32.2
Female178.76.7169.95.9160.14.8169.36.0175.15.1164.95.1158.14.5
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)211.414.5189.411.7181.410.4198.712.5190.010.2184.811.5191.211.5
Second quartile131.46.9131.36.2121.65.6125.46.2131.45.9123.65.6120.05.3
Third quartile105.26.3105.66.097.74.999.24.6109.25.095.94.495.14.7
Fourth quartile (highest income)81.46.482.06.173.45.081.85.987.45.678.55.369.84.8
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan175.615.9152.813.6141.612.0162.715.1150.411.8147.713.6144.612.0
Large fringe metropolitan121.510.0125.110.7114.210.2107.59.2121.710.6113.610.0109.78.6
Medium metropolitan100.910.2104.410.899.410.3108.311.6116.911.598.19.279.19.1
Small metropolitan103.712.997.612.1112.513.995.411.496.712.3100.111.589.210.4
Micropolitan118.07.4126.38.1110.27.4118.88.0127.88.2121.27.1107.29.2
Nonmetropolitan123.59.6115.08.1108.86.8121.18.6130.49.3123.37.9117.38.4
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast181.116.1156.912.6146.711.0170.515.3149.411.0152.313.6149.311.7
Midwest127.16.8123.26.0123.77.6123.67.8124.26.0123.17.5104.66.4
South133.89.0136.78.6125.26.2128.47.0141.67.2128.05.3113.44.2
West88.55.682.84.476.13.777.64.188.45.076.13.985.64.9

a Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Prevention Quality Indicators software, asthma must be the principal diagnosis. Excludes admissions with cystic fibrosis or anomalies of the respiratory system and transfers from other institutions.

b Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. resident population 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 T2_9_3_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/nhqrdr12/9_respiratorydiseases/T2_9_3_2-1.html