2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
|65 and over||128.8||5.5||120.5||5.5|
|85 and over||110.5||5.4||121.0||6.3|
|Median income of patient's ZIP Code||First quartile (lowest income)||47.6||2.5||51.9||3.1|
|Fourth quartile (highest income)||46.8||3.2||35.9||2.6|
|Location of patient residence||Large central metropolitan||46.5||3.8||39.4||3.2|
|Large fringe metropolitan||46.1||3.8||47.9||4.2|
|Region of inpatient treatment||Northeast||40.1||3.9||40.3||4.7|
a Includes admissions specifically for such problems, such as cases from earlier admissions or from other hospitals.
b Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population; when reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender only; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age only.
Key: SE: standard error.
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1.