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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.55
Deaths per 1000 admissions with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) as principal diagnosis, age 18 and older (excluding transfers to another hospital), United States, 2001 and 2002
    2002 2001
Population group Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
           
Total   93.7 0.7 99.1 0.7
           
Age 18-44 73.4 3.0 74.8 3.1
45-64 77.8 1.3 80.3 1.3
65 and over 103.6 0.9 110.9 0.9
           
Age 65-69 85.8 2.2 88.3 2.3
70-74 88.0 2.1 93.0 2.1
75-79 98.0 2.0 104.7 2.0
80-84 107.1 2.1 116.8 2.1
85 and over 131.3 1.9 143.0 1.9
           
Gender Male 96.1 0.9 100.3 1.0
Female 90.3 1.1 97.4 1.1
           
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 91.1 3.2 104.1 3.0
$25,000-$34,999 98.2 1.6 101.9 1.5
$35,000-$44,999 94.4 1.4 100.0 1.4
$45,000 or more 91.6 1.0 96.3 1.1
           
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 91.7 1.0 96.0 1.0
Metropolitan-small 91.8 1.3 100.8 1.4
Micropolitan 99.8 2.1 102.0 2.1
Noncore 104.2 2.5 109.5 2.6
           
Expected payment source Private insurance 95.0 1.3 98.6 1.3
Medicare 91.4 0.9 98.4 0.9
Medicaid 95.0 3.4 101.6 3.4
Other insurance 106.2 4.7 105.8 5.1
Uninsured/self pay/no charge 110.0 3.5 109.0 3.8
           
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 90.9 1.6 98.8 1.6
Midwest 93.4 1.5 101.1 1.6
South 95.7 1.1 98.7 1.1
West 93.1 1.7 97.9 1.8
           
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 92.5 0.8 98.2 0.8
Private, for-profit 95.5 2.2 99.4 2.1
Public 103.0 2.5 106.4 2.3
           
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 88.7 1.1 97.0 1.2
Non-teaching 97.2 0.9 100.4 0.9
           
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 91.9 1.0 96.0 1.0
Metropolitan-small 92.5 1.2 100.7 1.2
Micropolitan 105.3 3.0 105.7 3.0
Noncore 127.2 4.8 133.2 4.9
           
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 118.4 2.8 114.8 2.8
100 - 299 93.4 1.3 100.3 1.2
300 - 499 91.0 1.2 96.4 1.2
500+ 91.5 1.5 96.9 1.5
           

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.

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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