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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.49: Deaths per 1000 admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repaira, trends 1994-2001 and by patient and hospital characteristics, 2001, United States

  Adjusted rateb
Trends Estimate Standard error
     
    Total United States, 2001 100.687 3.274
    Total United States, 2000 110.914 3.120
    Total United States, 1997 115.262 2.904
    Total United States, 1994 122.004 3.115
     
  2001 adjusted rateb
Population group Estimate Standard error
     
Patient characteristic    
Age groups for conditions affecting any age    
    0-17 * *
    18-44 * *
    45-64 85.086 7.764
    65 and over 103.801 3.607
     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly    
    65-69 76.848 7.888
    70-74 83.414 6.511
    75-79 111.148 6.898
    80-84 132.620 9.122
    85 and over 203.960 15.530
     
Gender    
    Male 97.950 3.699
    Female 109.703 6.994
     
Median income of patient ZIP Code    
    Less than $25,000 88.277 16.035
    $25,000-$34,999 97.964 6.886
    $35,000-$44,999 110.410 6.335
    $45,000 or more 97.519 4.798
     
Location of patient residence    
    Metropolitan 101.903 3.628
    Micropolitan 102.528 9.726
    Non-Core 84.435 12.155
     
Expected payment source    
    Private insurance 100.088 7.147
    Medicare 99.778 3.776
    Medicaid 81.965 26.444
    Other insurance 127.571 28.402
    Uninsured / self pay / no charge * *
     
Hospital characteristic    
Location of inpatient treatment    
    Northeast 104.474 6.857
    Midwest 93.710 7.144
    South 101.281 5.055
    West 103.966 8.614
     
Ownership/control    
    Private, not-for-profit 98.251 3.676
    Private, for-profit 114.786 9.590
    Public 105.454 10.850
     
Teaching status    
    Teaching 96.984 5.385
    Non-teaching 102.979 4.121
     
Location of hospital    
    Metropolitan 99.495 3.380
    Micropolitan 138.562 15.224
    Noncore 57.030 26.023
     
Bedsize    
    Less than 100 138.858 18.590
    100 - 299 104.903 5.584
    300 - 499 98.317 5.386
    500+ 94.195 6.464
     

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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