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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.14
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with esophageal resection for cancer (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers to another hospital), United States, 2001 and 2003
    2003 2001
Population group Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total 83.1 9.5 89.4 9.6
Age 0-17 DSU DSU -- --
18-44 DSU DSU DSU DSU
45-64 46.8 13.1 71.7 13.7
65 and over 133.8 14.2 103.4 13.4
Gender Male 70.2 10.4 84.0 10.7
Female 142.1 21.8 104.6 19.9
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 DSU DSU 162.9 43.8
$25,000-$34,999 127.8 22.0 108.3 20.6
$35,000-$44,999 65.0 18.2 81.7 19.3
$45,000 or more 75.9 13.2 78.1 13.6
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 62.2 12.5 97.7 12.8
Metropolitan-small 117.7 18.2 DSU DSU
Micropolitan DSU DSU 123.5 30.5
Noncore 154.9 44.8 DSU DSU
Expected payment source Private insurance 66.1 13.9 DSU DSU
Medicare 111.4 14.9 98.6 14.0
Medicaid DSU DSU 187.6 36.9
Other insurance DSU DSU 231.8 55.3
Uninsured/self pay/no charge DSU DSU 172.2 48.4
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 116.4 19.9 98.9 19.2
Midwest 84.3 22.9 DSU DSU
South 65.8 15.2 91.8 17.8
West 75.7 20.2 120.0 20.5
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 105.1 11.1 75.6 10.9
Private, for-profit DSU DSU 218.3 39.9
Public DSU DSU 111.5 22.5
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 79.4 13.3 90.4 12.5
Non-teaching 86.9 13.5 87.9 14.7
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 79.8 11.4 95.5 11.9
Metropolitan-small 95.8 18.3 62.0 16.9
Micropolitan DSU DSU 378.0 71.5
Noncore -- -- DSU DSU
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 DSU DSU DSU DSU
100-299 93.8 16.7 80.9 19.7
300-499 DSU DSU 125.8 15.4
500 or more 91.9 14.1 61.7 15.7

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.

-- Statistic cannot be calculated.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample.

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