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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 33a: Deaths per 1000 pediatric heart surgery admissions, patients age less than 18 years (excluding obstetric admissions, patients with patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) ligation as a single cardiac procedure, patients with prosthetic closures of septal defects without bypass, patients with only PDA closure with catheterization, and patients with occlusion of thoracic vessel without congenital heart defect, and transfers to another hospital), by race/ethnicity, 2001

      Non-Hispanic    
  Total White Black API Hispanic (of any race)
Population group Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE
                     
Total 49.672 3.218 49.500 4.249 65.524 9.693 73.841 16.332 34.581 6.887
                     
Age Groups for Pediatric Conditions                    
    0-4 54.325 3.617 52.674 4.782 78.047 10.993 87.409 18.861 36.948 7.730
    5-9 37.902 10.401 * * * * * * * *
    10-14 * * * * * * * * * *
    15-17 * * * * * * * * * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 52.288 4.284 46.236 5.610 79.342 12.790 99.644 22.293 43.281 9.341
    Female 45.826 4.857 53.131 6.482 * * * * * *
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 54.551 12.286 * * * * * * * *
    $25,000-$34,999 54.582 6.719 66.382 9.024 * * * * * *
    $35,000-$44,999 36.418 6.706 * * 83.681 20.116 * * * *
    $45,000 or more 53.018 4.680 52.354 5.962 * * 69.754 18.552 46.865 11.282
                     
Residence location                    
    Metropolitan 51.602 3.471 52.019 4.696 69.675 10.116 75.403 16.545 33.609 7.190
    Micropolitan * * * * * * * * * *
    Non-Core 44.936 13.425 * * * * * * * *
                     
Location of inpatient treatment                    
    Northeast 61.320 9.966 55.829 13.413 * * * * * *
    Midwest 44.928 5.999 39.303 6.915 90.225 17.768 * * * *
    South 40.252 5.380 51.393 7.837 * * * * * *
    West 65.206 6.397 61.939 8.836 * * 81.148 22.119 57.906 11.720
                     
Expected payment source                    
    Private insurance 45.871 4.264 46.122 5.089 * * 64.801 19.371 * *
    Medicare * * * * * * * * * *
    Medicaid 57.402 5.290 63.711 8.332 74.691 12.881 * * 33.437 8.966
    Other insurance * * * * * * * * * *
    Uninsured/self pay/no charge * * * * * * * * * *
                     

a Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, and APR-DRG risk of mortality score. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender and APR-DRG risk of mortality score; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age and APR-DRG risk of mortality score.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: Standard error.

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, disparities analysis file, 2001. This file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 22 states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, KS, MD, MA, MI, MO, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, and WI.

 

 

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