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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.53: Deaths per 1000 admissions with congestive heart failure (CHF) 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 44.698 0.428
    Total United States, 2000 47.962 0.430
    Total United States, 1997 51.255 0.442
    Total United States, 1994 60.450 0.506
     
  2001 adjusted rateb
Population group Estimate Standard error
     
Patient characteristic    
Age groups for conditions affecting any age    
    18-44 22.076 2.258
    45-64 25.679 0.967
    65 and over 50.750 0.488
     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly    
    65-69 35.905 1.379
    70-74 32.705 1.182
    75-79 42.576 1.058
    80-84 53.968 1.055
    85 and over 72.328 0.927
     
Gender    
    Male 48.272 0.640
    Female 41.833 0.575
     
Median income of patient ZIP Code    
    Less than $25,000 42.678 1.475
    $25,000-$34,999 45.843 0.818
    $35,000-$44,999 44.267 0.827
    $45,000 or more 44.627 0.699
     
Location of patient residence    
    Metropolitan 43.573 0.479
    Micropolitan 47.994 1.251
    Non-Core 50.439 1.470
     
Expected payment source    
    Private insurance 47.832 1.173
    Medicare 43.619 0.489
    Medicaid 46.731 1.692
    Other insurance 57.347 3.659
    Uninsured / self pay / no charge 48.916 2.723
     
Hospital characteristic    
Location of inpatient treatment    
    Northeast 49.514 0.939
    Midwest 43.447 0.920
    South 44.069 0.649
    West 41.512 1.129
     
Ownership/control    
    Private, not-for-profit 44.330 0.504
    Private, for-profit 43.841 1.101
    Public 47.763 1.194
     
Teaching status    
    Teaching 44.817 0.823
    Non-teaching 44.652 0.501
     
Location of hospital    
    Metropolitan 43.344 0.470
    Micropolitan 49.545 1.312
    Noncore 53.607 1.685
     
Bedsize    
    Less than 100 51.067 1.119
    100 - 299 44.933 0.658
    300 - 499 41.770 0.825
    500+ 43.189 1.061
     

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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