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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.13
Deaths per 1000 admissions with esophageal resection for cancer (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers to another hospital), United States, 2001 and 2002
    2002 2001
Population group   Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
           
Total   92.4 9.6 89.4 9.6
           
Age 0-17 -- -- -- --
18-44 DSU DSU DSU DSU
45-64 86.6 13.5 71.7 13.7
65 and over 97.7 13.6 103.4 13.4
           
Gender Male 84.3 10.5 84.0 10.7
Female 135.6 21.6 104.6 19.9
           
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 193.7 46.9 162.9 43.8
$25,000-$34,999 DSU DSU 108.3 20.6
$35,000-$44,999 129.6 19.4 81.7 19.3
$45,000 or more 82.8 12.9 78.1 13.6
           
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 107.7 13.9 97.7 12.8
Metropolitan-small 78.4 16.7 DSU DSU
Micropolitan DSU DSU 123.5 30.5
Noncore DSU DSU DSU DSU
           
Expected payment source Private insurance 81.7 14.4 DSU DSU
Medicare 99.4 14.0 98.6 14.0
Medicaid 149.3 41.4 187.6 36.9
Other insurance DSU DSU 231.8 55.3
Uninsured/self pay/no charge DSU DSU 172.2 48.4
           
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast DSU DSU 98.9 19.2
Midwest 87.6 18.0 DSU DSU
South 92.4 19.3 91.8 17.8
West 131.1 18.0 120.0 20.5
           
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 93.0 11.1 75.6 10.9
Private, for-profit 171.3 44.7 218.3 39.9
Public DSU DSU 111.5 22.5
           
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 70.5 12.1 90.4 12.5
Non-teaching 129.1 15.6 87.9 14.7
           
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 95.4 11.9 95.5 11.9
Metropolitan-small 77.5 16.6 62.0 16.9
Micropolitan DSU DSU 378.0 71.5
Noncore 536.6 121.9 DSU DSU
           
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 233.7 59.7 DSU DSU
100 - 299 78.5 18.8 80.9 19.7
300 - 499 116.5 14.9 125.8 15.4
500+ 58.7 17.1 61.7 15.7
           

a Estimates 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.

-- Statistic cannot be calculated.

DSU - 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, 2001 and 2002.

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