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Table 1.61a
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with congestive heart failure (CHF) as principal diagnosis (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   38.0 0.2 41.7 0.2
Age 18-44 15.4 0.5 15.7 0.6
45-64 19.6 0.3 21.0 0.3
65 and over 44.5 0.2 48.7 0.2
   65-69 26.5 0.5 29.5 0.5
   70-74 32.3 0.5 35.6 0.5
   75-79 39.1 0.5 41.6 0.5
   80-84 47.1 0.5 50.3 0.5
   85 and over 61.5 0.5 69.3 0.5
Gender Male 38.3 0.3 42.0 0.3
Female 37.4 0.2 41.0 0.2
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 33.7 0.8 38.7 0.8
$25,000-$34,999 39.4 0.4 41.9 0.4
$35,000-$44,999 39.4 0.3 43.4 0.3
$45,000 or more 36.9 0.3 40.7 0.3
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 35.6 0.2 39.7 0.2
Metropolitan-small 37.1 0.3 42.2 0.3
Micropolitan 44.3 0.5 44.2 0.6
Noncore 49.1 0.6 49.6 0.6
Expected payment source Private insurance 43.5 0.6 48.4 0.6
Medicare 36.7 0.2 40.4 0.2
Medicaid 38.5 0.9 44.1 0.9
Other insurance 71.4 1.7 85.7 1.7
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge 51.5 1.4 40.1 1.8
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 42.0 0.4 44.2 0.4
Midwest 35.1 0.4 38.5 0.4
South 38.0 0.3 42.1 0.3
West 37.5 0.5 42.0 0.5
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 38.0 0.2 41.5 0.2
Private, for-profit 34.9 0.5 39.9 0.5
Public 42.6 0.5 45.1 0.5
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 37.0 0.3 39.3 0.3
Non-teaching 38.4 0.2 42.6 0.2
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 35.7 0.2 39.8 0.2
Metropolitan-small 37.4 0.3 42.1 0.3
Micropolitan 45.6 0.6 46.4 0.6
Noncore 54.5 0.9 51.1 0.8
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 45.9 0.5 47.4 0.5
100-299 37.7 0.3 40.9 0.3
300-499 35.0 0.3 40.6 0.3
500 or more 38.0 0.4 40.9 0.4

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.

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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