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Table 1.107a
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with pneumonia 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   69.8 0.2 76.5 0.2
Age 18-44 17.6 0.4 19.7 0.4
45-64 37.6 0.4 41.0 0.4
65 and over 87.3 0.3 95.6 0.3
   65-69 51.1 0.7 56.9 0.7
   70-74 62.4 0.7 66.5 0.6
   75-79 73.7 0.6 80.3 0.6
   80-84 91.8 0.7 100.0 0.6
   85 and over 119.2 0.6 131.4 0.6
Gender Male 74.2 0.3 81.0 0.3
Female 65.5 0.3 71.9 0.3
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 65.5 1.1 70.3 1.0
$25,000-$34,999 74.1 0.5 77.3 0.5
$35,000-$44,999 69.8 0.4 76.3 0.4
$45,000 or more 68.1 0.3 76.8 0.3
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 66.7 0.3 74.8 0.3
Metropolitan-small 69.0 0.4 78.6 0.4
Micropolitan 78.0 0.7 79.1 0.7
Noncore 78.5 0.8 77.2 0.7
Expected payment source Private insurance 75.9 0.8 80.8 0.8
Medicare 68.6 0.2 75.7 0.2
Medicaid 68.3 1.1 74.7 1.0
Other insurance 97.5 2.1 102.6 2.0
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge 80.9 1.9 82.6 2.2
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 78.2 0.5 82.2 0.5
Midwest 62.5 0.5 68.4 0.5
South 69.8 0.4 78.2 0.4
West 69.7 0.5 76.4 0.5
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 69.4 0.3 76.6 0.3
Private, for-profit 65.0 0.6 73.0 0.6
Public 77.6 0.6 79.8 0.6
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 71.2 0.5 73.8 0.4
Non-teaching 69.4 0.3 77.5 0.3
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 66.7 0.3 74.9 0.3
Metropolitan-small 68.9 0.4 78.3 0.4
Micropolitan 79.0 0.7 79.8 0.7
Noncore 82.7 0.9 76.2 0.9
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 77.1 0.6 78.6 0.5
100-299 69.2 0.3 76.8 0.3
300-499 65.7 0.4 74.9 0.4
500 or more 70.7 0.6 75.8 0.6

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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