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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.52: Deaths per 1000 admissions with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) as principal diagnosisa, age 18 and older, trends 1994-2001 and by patient and hospital characteristics, 2001, United States

  Adjusted rateb
Trends Estimate Standard error
     
    Total United States, 2001 99.051 0.729
    Total United States, 2000 102.645 0.730
    Total United States, 1997 108.970 0.761
    Total United States, 1994 121.205 0.848
     
  2001 adjusted rateb
Population group Estimate Standard error
     
Patient characteristic    
Age groups for conditions affecting any age    
    18-44 74.721 3.119
    45-64 80.248 1.298
    65 and over 110.769 0.919
     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly    
    65-69 88.283 2.258
    70-74 92.936 2.080
    75-79 104.494 1.997
    80-84 116.737 2.064
    85 and over 142.725 1.915
     
Gender    
    Male 100.239 0.955
    Female 97.238 1.128
     
Median income of patient ZIP Code    
    Less than $25,000 104.069 3.033
    $25,000-$34,999 101.799 1.470
    $35,000-$44,999 99.871 1.407
    $45,000 or more 96.282 1.116
     
Location of patient residence    
    Metropolitan 97.574 0.814
    Micropolitan 102.033 2.098
    Non-Core 109.331 2.621
     
Expected payment source    
    Private insurance 98.557 1.344
    Medicare 98.262 0.940
    Medicaid 101.540 3.413
    Other insurance 105.738 5.063
    Uninsured / self pay / no charge 108.968 3.766
     
Hospital characteristic    
Location of inpatient treatment    
    Northeast 98.394 1.600
    Midwest 101.102 1.582
    South 98.654 1.121
    West 97.949 1.834
     
Ownership/control    
    Private, not-for-profit 98.071 0.827
    Private, for-profit 99.435 2.088
    Public 106.420 2.292
     
Teaching status    
    Teaching 96.889 1.231
    Non-teaching 100.288 0.905
     
Location of hospital    
    Metropolitan 97.926 0.767
    Micropolitan 105.644 2.948
    Noncore 116.207 3.932
     
Bedsize    
    Less than 100 114.555 2.760
    100 - 299 100.180 1.239
    300 - 499 96.437 1.213
    500+ 96.719 1.545
     

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.

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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