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Table 156
Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma with surgical drainage or evacuation, not verifiable as following surgery,a per 1,000 surgical discharges (excluding obstetrical admissions), age 18 and over, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2004
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
White Black API
Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE
Total   2.49 0.02 2.44 0.02 2.85 0.05 3.18 0.13 2.25 0.06
Age 18-44 2.44 0.04 2.50 0.05 2.70 0.09 2.38 0.25 1.87 0.10
45-64 2.45 0.03 2.35 0.03 2.98 0.08 3.11 0.20 2.32 0.10
65 and over 2.59 0.03 2.60 0.03 2.47 0.10 3.69 0.22 2.37 0.12
   65-69 2.64 0.06 2.55 0.06 3.09 0.17 3.58 0.42 2.61 0.21
   70-74 2.43 0.06 2.47 0.06 2.04 0.19 3.64 0.42 2.01 0.22
   75-79 2.74 0.06 2.78 0.07 2.34 0.23 4.22 0.48 2.58 0.27
   80-84 2.81 0.07 2.85 0.08 2.46 0.26 3.72 0.57 2.31 0.33
   85 and over 2.26 0.07 2.26 0.08 2.11 0.25 2.87 0.58 2.23 0.34
Gender Male 2.57 0.03 2.51 0.03 3.01 0.08 3.87 0.20 2.20 0.09
Female 2.46 0.02 2.47 0.03 2.57 0.06 2.58 0.17 2.15 0.08
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 2.48 0.09 2.48 0.16 2.85 0.14 * * 2.05 0.20
$25,000-$34,999 2.55 0.04 2.51 0.05 2.85 0.09 2.72 0.39 2.27 0.11
$35,000-$44,999 2.48 0.03 2.48 0.04 2.74 0.10 2.51 0.27 2.25 0.13
$45,000 or more 2.47 0.03 2.40 0.03 2.96 0.10 3.56 0.16 2.30 0.11
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 2.44 0.02 2.33 0.03 2.90 0.06 3.39 0.16 2.27 0.08
Metropolitan-small 2.59 0.03 2.58 0.04 2.76 0.11 3.65 0.27 2.25 0.12
Micropolitan 2.56 0.05 2.58 0.06 3.41 0.21 * * 1.86 0.26
Noncore 2.38 0.06 2.42 0.07 1.79 0.23 * * 2.59 0.37
Expected payment source Private insurance 2.56 0.03 2.52 0.03 2.99 0.09 3.04 0.21 2.19 0.11
Medicare 2.44 0.02 2.39 0.03 2.77 0.08 3.43 0.20 2.28 0.10
Medicaid 2.86 0.07 2.79 0.10 3.19 0.14 3.20 0.35 2.58 0.15
Other insurance 2.24 0.10 2.13 0.12 2.60 0.27 3.44 0.72 2.24 0.25
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge 2.08 0.09 2.19 0.11 2.03 0.22 2.06 0.61 1.70 0.21
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 2.31 0.04 2.28 0.05 2.48 0.13 2.97 0.33 2.28 0.15
Midwest 2.67 0.04 2.58 0.04 3.30 0.11 4.22 0.60 2.94 0.32
South 2.32 0.03 2.31 0.03 2.66 0.07 2.84 0.36 1.68 0.10
West 2.80 0.04 2.70 0.05 3.48 0.17 3.23 0.16 2.77 0.10
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 2.56 0.02 2.49 0.02 3.08 0.06 3.47 0.15 2.34 0.08
Private, for-profit 2.08 0.05 2.14 0.06 2.02 0.14 2.03 0.38 1.78 0.13
Public 2.48 0.05 2.48 0.06 2.43 0.14 2.63 0.34 2.58 0.16
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 2.41 0.03 2.28 0.04 2.97 0.08 3.38 0.22 2.35 0.10
Non-teaching 2.53 0.02 2.52 0.02 2.76 0.07 3.08 0.16 2.20 0.08
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 2.48 0.02 2.38 0.03 2.92 0.06 3.31 0.15 2.31 0.08
Metropolitan-small 2.51 0.03 2.50 0.03 2.70 0.11 3.61 0.26 2.23 0.12
Micropolitan 2.52 0.07 2.59 0.07 2.97 0.24 * * * *
Noncore 2.28 0.14 2.42 0.14 * * * * * *
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 2.30 0.07 2.45 0.07 1.72 0.27 2.15 0.61 1.28 0.24
100-299 2.44 0.03 2.39 0.03 2.68 0.09 2.49 0.20 2.50 0.11
300-499 2.47 0.03 2.43 0.04 2.77 0.09 3.80 0.24 2.15 0.12
500 or more 2.63 0.03 2.53 0.04 3.22 0.09 3.91 0.27 2.29 0.11

a Also excludes admissions specifically for such problems, such as cases from earlier admissions or from other hospitals.

b Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, comorbidities, and diagnosis related group (DRG) clusters. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender, comorbidities, and DRG clusters; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age, comorbidities, and DRG clusters.

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

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

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases, disparities analysis file, 2004. This file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 23 States: AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, KS, MD, MA, MI, MO, NH, NJ, NY, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, and WI.

 

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