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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), age 18 and over, United States, 2003 and 2004
Population group 2004 2003
Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total   75.1 6.1 91.1 5.8
Age 18-44 DSU DSU DSU DSU
45-64 65.5 7.3 40.0 7.5
65 and over 77.8 9.9 150.9 9.7
Age 65-69 99.9 12.8 137.0 18.3
70-74 DSU DSU 142.4 14.7
75-79 DSU DSU 173.4 21.4
80-84 DSU DSU 154.1 34.2
85 and over DSU DSU DSU DSU
Gender Male 64.0 6.4 73.9 5.9
Female 84.7 15.7 146.4 15.6
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 DSU DSU 105.3 27.6
$25,000-$34,999 85.6 13.4 149.1 13.1
$35,000-$44,999 88.8 12.8 53.2 11.2
$45,000 or more 63.0 8.3 87.2 8.1
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 64.4 8.4 72.6 7.7
Metropolitan-small 67.0 12.4 115.6 11.1
Micropolitan 117.1 17.0 106.8 17.2
Noncore 94.6 19.5 131.7 24.3
Expected payment source Private insurance 77.6 10.8 75.1 11.0
Medicare 79.0 8.2 102.1 7.4
Medicaid 86.8 23.5 106.1 19.3
Other insurance DSU DSU DSU DSU
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge DSU DSU DSU DSU
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 85.2 9.9 104.7 10.6
Midwest 60.9 13.8 85.9 14.9
South 82.6 12.3 71.7 9.7
West 56.5 15.1 107.9 12.8
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 66.1 7.0 103.8 6.5
Private, for-profit 94.5 28.3 DSU DSU
Public 108.1 14.5 DSU DSU
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 80.9 7.7 81.4 8.5
Non-teaching 65.3 10.1 99.3 7.9
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 67.7 7.8 89.0 7.1
Metropolitan-small 73.1 11.1 98.1 10.0
Micropolitan 146.4 23.0 DSU DSU
Noncore DSU DSU DSU DSU
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 DSU DSU DSU DSU
100-299 75.7 13.2 104.5 9.7
300-499 94.0 9.9 69.7 12.5
500 or more 57.9 9.8 91.3 8.7

a Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, and all patients refined (APR)-diagnosis related group (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, 2003 and 2004.

 

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