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Table 1.57a
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair (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   73.5 1.3 80.2 1.2
Age 18-44 DSU DSU DSU DSU
45-64 32.9 2.0 34.0 2.1
65 and over 86.6 1.5 92.0 1.5
   65-69 46.9 2.6 54.8 2.6
   70-74 67.5 2.4 68.7 2.5
   75-79 96.5 3.3 108.0 3.1
   80-84 97.4 3.6 119.4 3.7
   85 and over 190.8 7.6 157.5 7.0
Gender Male 68.5 1.4 75.9 1.4
Female 113.6 3.2 105.3 3.2
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 52.6 8.1 86.2 8.5
$25,000-$34,999 86.9 2.9 92.8 3.1
$35,000-$44,999 70.4 2.2 76.9 2.3
$45,000 or more 71.4 1.8 78.0 1.7
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 72.4 1.8 79.8 1.7
Metropolitan-small 69.2 2.3 81.0 2.3
Micropolitan 93.6 3.4 74.3 3.5
Noncore 62.4 4.3 90.6 4.8
Expected payment source Private insurance 71.7 3.3 69.2 3.5
Medicare 74.0 1.4 82.3 1.4
Medicaid 80.9 10.9 68.0 12.4
Other insurance DSU DSU 78.6 15.2
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge 101.5 11.6 73.6 10.7
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 74.7 2.6 91.5 2.7
Midwest 75.5 2.5 65.4 2.5
South 71.0 2.1 80.3 2.1
West 74.1 3.0 87.0 3.0
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 73.3 1.4 82.0 1.4
Private, for-profit 75.9 4.3 68.4 4.0
Public 72.8 3.6 77.3 4.0
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 68.3 2.0 72.4 2.0
Non-teaching 77.2 1.6 85.5 1.6
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 72.7 1.7 78.8 1.6
Metropolitan-small 70.5 2.0 81.7 2.1
Micropolitan 94.1 4.9 83.5 5.0
Noncore 143.8 19.5 99.4 16.3
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 103.2 7.2 103.4 7.1
100-299 83.2 2.3 91.4 2.1
300-499 71.7 2.1 75.5 2.1
500 or more 63.8 2.2 70.0 2.4

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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