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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Hospital admissions for long-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population

Measure Source

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Prevention Quality Indicators (PQI).

Tables

1.26a Admissions for diabetes with long-term complications (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 18 years and older, United States, 2001 and 2002.

1.26b Admissions for diabetes with long-term complications (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 18 years and older, by State, 2001 and 2002.

Data Source

AHRQ, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Nationwide Inpatient Sample and State Inpatient Databases.

Denominator

U.S. population age 18 and over.

Numerator

Hospital inpatient discharges age 18 and over with a principal diagnosis code for long-term complications (renal, eye, neurological, circulatory, or complications not otherwise specified) (ICD-9-CM codes 250.40-250.43, 250.50-250.53, 250.60-250.63, 250.70-250.73, 250.80-250.83, 250.90-250.93). Obstetric admissions and patients transferred from other institutions are excluded.

Comments

Rates are adjusted by age and sex using the total U.S. as the standard population. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by sex only; when reporting is by sex, the adjustment is by age only.

Although not all States participate in the HCUP database, the Nationwide Inpatient Sample is weighted to give national estimates using weights based on all U.S. community, non-rehabilitation hospitals in the American Hospital Association Annual Survey of Hospitals.

Tables were created using version 2.1, revision 3, of the AHRQ PQI software. This measure is referred to as indicator 3 in the AHRQ PQI software documentation. More information about the AHRQ Quality Indicators is available at http://www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov.

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