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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 2.12: Postoperative hip fracture for adults per 1000 surgical patients age 18 and older who were not susceptible to fallinga, trends 1994-2001 and by patient and hospital characteristics, 2001, United States

  Adjusted rateb
Trends Estimate Standard error
     
    Total United States, 2001 0.640 0.040
    Total United States, 2000 0.990 0.032
    Total United States, 1997 1.039 0.034
    Total United States, 1994 0.942 0.036
     
  2001 adjusted rateb
Population group Estimate Standard error
     
Patient characteristic    
Age groups for conditions affecting any age    
    18-44 0.100 0.076
    45-64 0.000 0.083
    65 and over 1.498 0.087
     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly    
    65-69 0.128 0.124
    70-74 0.506 0.124
    75-79 1.228 0.128
    80-84 2.432 0.155
    85 and over 5.912 0.193
     
Gender    
    Male 0.587 0.055
    Female 1.149 0.047
     
Median income of patient ZIP Code    
    Less than $25,000 0.440 0.152
    $25,000-$34,999 0.694 0.075
    $35,000-$44,999 0.708 0.068
    $45,000 or more 0.600 0.052
     
Location of patient residence    
    Metropolitan 0.628 0.043
    Micropolitan 0.748 0.099
    Noncore 0.609 0.121
     
Expected payment source    
    Private insurance 0.808 0.028
    Medicare 0.401 0.081
    Medicaid 0.949 0.087
    Other insurance 0.813 0.124
    Uninsured / self pay / no charge 0.862 0.088
     
Hospital characteristic    
Location of inpatient treatment    
    Northeast 0.625 0.082
    Midwest 0.477 0.076
    South 0.731 0.055
    West 0.668 0.075
     
Ownership/control    
    Private, not-for-profit 0.627 0.044
    Private, for-profit 0.633 0.095
    Public 0.743 0.094
     
Teaching status    
    Teaching 0.539 0.060
    Non-teaching 0.700 0.046
     
Location of hospital    
    Metropolitan 0.602 0.042
    Micropolitan 1.029 0.119
    Noncore 0.892 0.177
     
Bedsize    
    Less than 100 1.140 0.099
    100 - 299 0.754 0.060
    300 - 499 0.534 0.062
    500+ 0.448 0.074
     

aDenominator excludes patients with musculoskeletal disease; patients admitted for seizures, syncope, stroke, coma, cardiac arrest, poisoning, trauma, delirium, psychoses, anoxic brain injury; patients with metastatic cancer, lymphoid malignancy, bone malignancy, and self-inflicted injury, and obstetrical admissions.

bRates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, comorbidities, and 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.

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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