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Table 72a: Postoperative physiologic/metabolic derangements per 1,000 elective surgeries, by race/ethnicity, selected States, 2000*

      Non-Hispanic    
  Total White African American API Hispanic (of any race)
Population group Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE
                     
Total, 16 Statesb 1.425 0.019 1.356 0.021 1.581 0.075 1.899 0.186 1.776 0.079
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting any age                    
0-17 0.769 0.100 0.577 0.128 0.800 0.290 1.044 0.614 1.168 0.233
18-44 0.817 0.043 0.727 0.048 0.923 0.125 0.735 0.385 1.266 0.142
45-64 1.041 0.037 0.972 0.038 1.175 0.148 1.298 0.348 1.496 0.167
65 and over 1.732 0.034 1.698 0.035 1.868 0.184 2.675 0.376 1.778 0.177
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
65-69 1.506 0.068 1.479 0.070 1.676 0.330 1.225 0.692 1.863 0.329
70-74 1.545 0.066 1.540 0.068 1.906 0.357 3.429 0.681 1.025 0.326
75-79 2.000 0.069 1.920 0.071 1.520 0.393 5.363 0.724 2.248 0.370
80-84 2.022 0.091 1.945 0.093 3.077 0.522 1.642 1.183 1.960 0.513
85 and over 1.792 0.122 1.799 0.127 1.709 0.630 0.000 1.689 2.859 0.644
                     
Gender                    
Male 1.665 0.035 1.568 0.037 2.018 0.157 2.136 0.345 2.186 0.145
Female 1.053 0.025 1.026 0.027 1.050 0.091 1.439 0.232 1.224 0.099
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
Less than $25,000 1.569 0.098 1.540 0.120 1.637 0.232 5.655 1.373 1.376 0.249
$25,000-$34,999 1.356 0.044 1.281 0.048 1.614 0.148 2.238 0.671 1.689 0.163
$35,000-$44,999 1.464 0.040 1.364 0.043 1.693 0.149 1.005 0.456 1.989 0.155
$45,000 or more 1.420 0.026 1.370 0.028 1.451 0.118 1.916 0.215 1.821 0.121
                     
Residence location                    
MSA 1.479 0.021 1.414 0.023 1.635 0.079 1.913 0.188 1.779 0.081
Non-MSA 1.127 0.049 1.080 0.050 1.171 0.233 1.123 1.249 1.735 0.316

*Excludes some serious disease and obstetric and neonatal admissions.

aRates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, comorbidities, and DRG clusters.

bThe 16 States are: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project State Inpatient Databases, 16-State database.

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