2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
|65 and over||DSU||DSU||0.191||0.051|
|Median income of patient's ZIP code||First quartile (lowest income)||0.099||0.028||0.135||0.037|
|Fourth quartile (highest income)||DSU||DSU||DSU||DSU|
|Location of patient residence||Large central metropolitan||0.106||0.030||DSU||DSU|
|Large fringe metropolitan||DSU||DSU||DSU||DSU|
|Region of inpatient treatment||Northeast||DSU||DSU||DSU||DSU|
a Includes admissions specifically for transfusion reactions, 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.
DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.
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.