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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.52
Deaths per 1000 admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AA) repair (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   104.9 3.5 100.7 3.3
           
Age 0-17 DSU DSU DSU DSU
18-44 DSU DSU DSU DSU
45-64 66.9 8.3 85.0 7.8
65 and over 113.0 3.9 103.9 3.6
           
Age 65-69 102.2 8.6 76.8 7.9
70-74 82.8 7.2 83.4 6.5
75-79 116.6 7.3 111.3 6.9
80-84 142.2 10.1 133.1 9.1
85 and over 213.5 16.4 203.8 15.5
           
Gender Male 98.9 4.1 97.9 3.7
Female 125.0 7.3 110.2 7.0
           
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 80.1 18.8 88.2 16.0
$25,000-$34,999 121.5 8.2 97.9 6.9
$35,000-$44,999 101.1 6.9 110.8 6.3
$45,000 or more 102.4 5.0 97.5 4.8
           
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 106.7 5.1 94.0 4.6
Metropolitan-small 99.2 6.2 115.4 6.0
Micropolitan 119.8 10.6 102.5 9.7
Noncore 96.4 12.4 84.4 12.2
           
Expected payment source Private insurance 96.9 7.8 100.1 7.1
Medicare 106.7 4.1 99.9 3.8
Medicaid 95.5 25.4 DSU DSU
Other insurance 121.0 33.3 127.5 28.4
Uninsured/self pay/no charge 131.8 35.9 174.2 32.8
           
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 118.5 7.7 105.0 6.9
Midwest 96.5 7.2 93.6 7.1
South 101.1 5.8 101.2 5.1
West 106.4 8.3 103.9 8.6
           
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 102.7 3.9 98.3 3.7
Private, for-profit 131.0 11.5 114.7 9.6
Public 96.3 13.1 105.4 10.8
           
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 101.1 5.5 97.0 5.4
Non-teaching 107.7 4.6 103.1 4.1
           
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 106.0 4.9 92.8 4.3
Metropolitan-small 98.6 5.5 108.7 5.4
Micropolitan 147.8 16.9 136.8 15.3
Noncore DSU DSU DSU DSU
           
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 173.5 22.8 138.8 18.6
100 - 299 111.4 5.8 105.1 5.6
300 - 499 105.0 5.9 98.3 5.4
500+ 88.9 7.1 94.2 6.5
           

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.

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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