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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.13: Deaths per 1000 admissions with esophageal resection for cancer, trends 1994-2001 and by patient and hospital characteristics, 2001, United Statesa

  Adjusted rateb
Trends Estimate Standard error
     
    Total United States, 2001 89.408 9.604
    Total United States, 2000 91.868 10.732
    Total United States, 1997 102.516 9.353
    Total United States, 1994 105.956 9.544
     
  2001 adjusted rateb
Population group Estimate Standard error
     
Patient characteristic    
Age groups for conditions affecting any age    
    0-17 * *
    18-44 * *
    45-64 71.741 13.652
    65 and over 103.434 13.369
     
Gender    
    Male 84.022 10.736
    Female 104.615 19.939
     
Median income of patient ZIP Code    
    Less than $25,000 * *
    $25,000-$34,999 108.324 20.588
    $35,000-$44,999 81.652 19.269
    $45,000 or more 78.143 13.559
     
Location of patient residence    
    Metropolitan 84.466 10.481
    Micropolitan * *
    Non-Core * *
     
Expected payment source    
    Private insurance 44.580 15.141
    Medicare 98.592 14.027
    Medicaid * *
    Other insurance * *
    Uninsured / self pay / no charge * *
     
Hospital characteristic    
Location of inpatient treatment    
    Northeast 98.946 19.234
    Midwest 56.044 18.719
    South 91.813 17.765
    West 120.047 20.528
     
Ownership/control    
    Private, not-for-profit 75.638 10.936
    Private, for-profit * *
    Public * *
     
Teaching status    
    Teaching 90.407 12.541
    Non-teaching 87.945 14.739
     
Location of hospital    
    Metropolitan 84.957 9.779
    Micropolitan * *
    Noncore * *
     
Bedsize    
    Less than 100 * *
    100 - 299 80.895 19.707
    300 - 499 125.826 15.445
    500+ 61.720 15.656
     

aDenominator excludes obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers to another hospital.

b 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.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample.

 

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