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Table 1.60a
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) as principal diagnosis (excluding transfers to another hospital), age 18 and over, United States, 2003 and 2004
Population group 2004 2003
Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total   81.7 0.3 86.4 0.3
Age 18-44 20.8 0.7 18.0 0.7
45-64 34.9 0.4 38.2 0.4
65 and over 112.4 0.5 118.2 0.5
   65-69 67.0 0.9 66.9 0.9
   70-74 81.7 1.0 87.9 0.9
   75-79 104.7 1.0 113.0 1.0
   80-84 125.4 1.2 134.4 1.1
   85 and over 163.4 1.2 168.8 1.2
Gender Male 68.9 0.4 72.1 0.4
Female 98.5 0.6 104.4 0.5
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 82.6 1.6 85.2 1.6
$25,000-$34,999 89.0 0.7 91.4 0.7
$35,000-$44,999 82.4 0.6 89.4 0.6
$45,000 or more 77.9 0.5 82.2 0.5
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 76.5 0.5 84.3 0.4
Metropolitan-small 81.9 0.6 83.7 0.6
Micropolitan 94.2 1.0 96.4 1.0
Noncore 96.1 1.1 95.2 1.1
Expected payment source Private insurance 77.4 1.0 80.6 1.0
Medicare 81.4 0.4 86.4 0.4
Medicaid 89.6 1.8 88.9 1.7
Other insurance 88.3 2.9 99.0 2.9
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge 102.3 2.2 110.6 2.5
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 81.5 0.7 83.1 0.7
Midwest 78.3 0.7 81.1 0.7
South 83.8 0.5 89.3 0.5
West 82.2 0.8 92.2 0.8
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 79.9 0.4 85.4 0.4
Private, for-profit 84.8 0.9 88.1 0.9
Public 91.7 1.0 91.5 1.0
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 75.7 0.6 82.9 0.6
Non-teaching 84.5 0.4 88.1 0.4
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 75.9 0.4 84.4 0.4
Metropolitan-small 83.4 0.6 84.4 0.6
Micropolitan 103.1 1.2 101.2 1.2
Noncore 107.9 1.9 106.1 1.8
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 99.9 1.1 100.7 1.1
100-299 85.2 0.5 87.1 0.5
300-499 73.8 0.6 83.0 0.6
500 or more 79.3 0.7 83.4 0.7

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.

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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