2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
|65 and over||38.1||1.5||56.9||2.0|
|85 and over||39.7||2.6||66.0||3.6|
|Median income of patient's ZIP Code||First quartile (lowest income)||38.4||2.3||57.2||3.1|
|Fourth quartile (highest income)||10.8||0.8||12.0||0.9|
|Location of patient residence||Large central metropolitan||25.8||2.6||33.5||3.2|
|Large fringe metropolitan||16.1||1.4||23.0||1.9|
|Region of inpatient treatment||Northeast||22.0||2.4||29.6||3.4|
a Without short-term (ketoacidosis, hyperosmolarity, coma) or long-term (renal, eye, neurological, circulatory, other unspecified) complications.
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.