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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.53
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair (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 92.2 3.8 100.7 3.3
Age 0-17 DSU DSU DSU DSU
18-44 DSU DSU DSU DSU
45-64 56.1 8.6 85.0 7.8
65 and over 100.4 4.2 103.9 3.6
Age 65-69 82.0 9.0 76.8 7.9
70-74 79.7 7.8 83.4 6.5
75-79 100.4 8.2 111.3 6.9
80-84 138.1 10.2 133.1 9.1
85 and over 164.2 17.8 203.8 15.5
Gender Male 92.4 4.3 97.9 3.7
Female 91.8 7.8 110.2 7.0
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 DSU DSU 88.2 16.0
$25,000-$34,999 108.0 9.2 97.9 6.9
$35,000-$44,999 86.1 6.8 110.8 6.3
$45,000 or more 91.0 5.3 97.5 4.8
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 94.1 5.4 94.0 4.6
Metropolitan-small 91.5 6.9 115.4 6.0
Micropolitan 86.0 10.8 102.5 9.7
Noncore 92.8 13.4 84.4 12.2
Expected payment source Private insurance 87.8 8.4 100.1 7.1
Medicare 93.7 4.3 99.9 3.8
Medicaid DSU DSU DSU DSU
Other insurance DSU DSU 127.5 28.4
Uninsured/self pay/no charge DSU DSU 174.2 32.8
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 106.3 8.3 105.0 6.9
Midwest 72.2 7.4 93.6 7.1
South 92.8 6.2 101.2 5.1
West 105.3 9.5 103.9 8.6
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 94.6 4.2 98.3 3.7
Private, for-profit 74.5 11.2 114.7 9.6
Public 92.6 12.7 105.4 10.8
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 85.0 6.1 97.0 5.4
Non-teaching 97.0 4.8 103.1 4.1
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 91.5 5.0 92.8 4.3
Metropolitan-small 91.4 6.1 108.7 5.4
Micropolitan 108.7 16.2 136.8 15.3
Noncore DSU DSU DSU DSU
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 119.1 22.5 138.8 18.6
100-299 107.4 6.4 105.1 5.6
300-499 85.4 6.5 98.3 5.4
500 or more 79.7 7.0 94.2 6.5

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.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

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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