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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.56
Deaths per 1000 admissions with congestive heart failure (CHF) as principal diagnosis, age 18 and older (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   39.9 0.4 44.7 0.4
           
Age 18-44 17.7 2.2 22.1 2.3
45-64 22.4 0.9 25.7 1.0
65 and over 45.4 0.5 50.8 0.5
           
Age 65-69 31.8 1.4 35.9 1.4
70-74 27.2 1.2 32.7 1.2
75-79 33.6 1.1 42.6 1.1
80-84 49.1 1.0 54.0 1.1
85 and over 69.1 0.9 72.4 0.9
           
Gender Male 43.5 0.6 48.3 0.6
Female 37.0 0.6 41.9 0.6
           
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 38.7 1.6 42.7 1.5
$25,000-$34,999 42.5 0.9 45.9 0.8
$35,000-$44,999 40.0 0.8 44.3 0.8
$45,000 or more 38.6 0.7 44.7 0.7
           
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 37.0 0.6 41.7 0.6
Metropolitan-small 41.7 0.8 47.5 0.8
Micropolitan 43.7 1.3 48.0 1.3
Noncore 48.0 1.5 50.4 1.5
           
Expected payment source Private insurance 41.5 1.2 47.8 1.2
Medicare 38.7 0.5 43.7 0.5
Medicaid 43.8 1.7 46.8 1.7
Other insurance 64.6 3.5 57.4 3.7
Uninsured/self pay/no charge 45.7 2.7 48.9 2.7
           
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 43.6 1.0 49.8 0.9
Midwest 36.9 0.9 43.4 0.9
South 39.8 0.7 44.1 0.6
West 39.7 1.1 41.5 1.1
           
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 39.1 0.5 44.4 0.5
Private, for-profit 39.0 1.1 43.8 1.1
Public 45.8 1.2 47.8 1.2
           
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 35.7 0.8 44.9 0.8
Non-teaching 41.9 0.5 44.7 0.5
           
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 36.9 0.6 41.6 0.6
Metropolitan-small 41.7 0.8 46.9 0.8
Micropolitan 44.4 1.4 49.4 1.3
Noncore 51.1 1.8 54.7 1.8
           
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 49.6 1.1 51.1 1.1
100 - 299 39.0 0.7 45.0 0.7
300 - 499 38.8 0.8 41.8 0.8
500+ 36.1 1.0 43.3 1.1
           

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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