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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) mortality rate (number of deaths per 1,000 PTCAs)

Measure Source

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Inpatient Quality Indicators (IQI).

Table

1.54 Deaths per 1,000 adult admissions age 40 and older with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasties (PTCA) (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers to another hospital), United States, 2001 and 2002.

Data Source

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

Denominator

Hospital inpatient discharges with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasties (ICD-9-CM codes 3601, 3602, 3605, or 3606) in any procedure field, excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers to another hospital.

Numerator

Number of deaths with a code of PTCA in any procedure field.

Comments

Rates table 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.

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.

This table was created using version 2.1, revision 3, of the AHRQ IQI software. This measure is referred to as indicator 30 in the software documentation. More information about the AHRQ Quality Indicators is available at http://www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov.

Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) mortality rate (number of deaths per 1,000 discharges for AMI). Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) mortality rate (number of deaths per 1,000 CABG procedures).

 

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