2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
|65 and over||7.12||0.42||9.01||0.46|
|85 and over||6.88||1.03||9.08||1.30|
|Median income of patient's ZIP code||First quartile (lowest income)||2.72||0.22||3.64||0.27|
|Fourth quartile (highest income)||1.75||0.17||2.28||0.20|
|Location of patient residence||Large central metropolitan||2.36||0.27||2.39||0.21|
|Large fringe metropolitan||2.06||0.21||3.24||0.31|
|Region of inpatient treatment||Northeast||2.21||0.23||3.07||0.34|
a Includes admissions specifically for such wound dehiscence, 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.