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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.57
Deaths per 1,000 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 2003
    2003 2001
Population group Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total 35.9 0.4 44.7 0.4
Age 18-44 16.5 2.1 22.1 2.3
45-64 19.3 0.9 25.7 1.0
65 and over 41.0 0.5 50.8 0.5
Age 65-69 26.5 1.3 35.9 1.4
70-74 23.4 1.2 32.7 1.2
75-79 29.8 1.0 42.6 1.1
80-84 42.7 1.0 54.0 1.1
85 and over 65.0 0.9 72.4 0.9
Gender Male 38.4 0.6 48.3 0.6
Female 33.9 0.6 41.9 0.6
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 35.6 1.7 42.7 1.5
$25,000-$34,999 36.8 0.9 45.9 0.8
$35,000-$44,999 38.0 0.7 44.3 0.8
$45,000 or more 33.7 0.7 44.7 0.7
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 33.7 0.6 41.7 0.6
Metropolitan-small 35.6 0.8 47.5 0.8
Micropolitan 39.6 1.3 48.0 1.3
Noncore 44.9 1.4 50.4 1.5
Expected payment source Private insurance 41.4 1.2 47.8 1.2
Medicare 33.5 0.5 43.7 0.5
Medicaid 42.2 1.5 46.8 1.7
Other insurance 73.3 3.4 57.4 3.7
Uninsured/self pay/no charge 41.4 2.6 48.9 2.7
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 39.3 0.9 49.8 0.9
Midwest 32.4 0.9 43.4 0.9
South 36.1 0.6 44.1 0.6
West 35.7 1.1 41.5 1.1
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 35.6 0.5 44.4 0.5
Private, for-profit 33.0 1.1 43.8 1.1
Public 40.6 1.1 47.8 1.2
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 32.4 0.8 44.9 0.8
Non-teaching 37.3 0.5 44.7 0.5
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 33.6 0.6 41.6 0.6
Metropolitan-small 35.0 0.8 46.9 0.8
Micropolitan 43.2 1.4 49.4 1.3
Noncore 48.9 1.8 54.7 1.8
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 45.3 1.1 51.1 1.1
100-299 35.0 0.7 45.0 0.7
300-499 33.3 0.8 41.8 0.8
500 or more 33.7 0.9 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.

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