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Table 2.13
Postoperative hip fracture per 1,000 surgical patients age 18 and over who were not susceptible to fallinga (excluding obstetrical admissions), United States, 2003 and 2004
Population group 2004 2003
Rateb Standard error Rateb Standard error
Total   0.36 0.01 0.34 0.01
Age 18-44 0.05 0.01 0.03 0.01
45-64 0.12 0.01 0.11 0.01
65 and over 0.78 0.02 0.78 0.02
   65-69 0.31 0.02 0.24 0.02
   70-74 0.42 0.03 0.31 0.02
   75-79 0.71 0.04 0.90 0.04
   80-84 0.81 0.05 0.95 0.05
   85 and over 2.87 0.10 2.61 0.10
Gender Male 0.34 0.01 0.37 0.01
Female 0.39 0.01 0.34 0.01
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 0.45 0.04 0.29 0.04
$25,000-$34,999 0.37 0.02 0.37 0.02
$35,000-$44,999 0.38 0.01 0.33 0.01
$45,000 or more 0.33 0.01 0.33 0.01
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 0.34 0.01 0.36 0.01
Metropolitan-small 0.31 0.01 0.33 0.01
Micropolitan 0.47 0.02 0.23 0.02
Noncore 0.45 0.03 0.38 0.03
Expected payment source Private insurance 0.21 0.02 0.20 0.02
Medicare 0.36 0.01 0.36 0.01
Medicaid 0.83 0.04 0.17 0.04
Other insurance 0.72 0.07 0.73 0.07
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge 0.41 0.06 0.26 0.07
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 0.36 0.02 0.40 0.02
Midwest 0.31 0.02 0.33 0.02
South 0.41 0.01 0.34 0.01
West 0.29 0.02 0.27 0.02
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 0.36 0.01 0.35 0.01
Private, for-profit 0.29 0.02 0.29 0.02
Public 0.42 0.02 0.30 0.02
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 0.39 0.01 0.35 0.01
Non-teaching 0.34 0.01 0.34 0.01
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 0.35 0.01 0.35 0.01
Metropolitan-small 0.36 0.01 0.33 0.01
Micropolitan 0.36 0.03 0.24 0.03
Noncore 0.49 0.06 0.59 0.05
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 0.30 0.03 0.28 0.03
100-299 0.31 0.01 0.33 0.01
300-499 0.39 0.01 0.34 0.01
500 or more 0.39 0.02 0.37 0.02

a That is, excluding patients with musculoskeletal disease; those admitted for seizures, syncope, stroke, coma, cardiac arrest, poisoning, trauma, delirium, psychoses, and anoxic brain injury; and patients with metastatic cancer, lymphoid malignancy, bone malignancy, and self-inflicted injury.

b Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, comorbidities, and diagnosis related group (DRG) clusters. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender, comorbidities, and DRG clusters; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age, comorbidities, and DRG clusters.

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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