2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
|85 and over||127.2||9.3||164.3||10.2|
|Median income of patient's ZIP code||First quartile (lowest income)||58.6||3.8||114.4||6.8|
|Fourth quartile (highest income)||63.5||8.0||56.5||7.7|
|Location of patient residence||Large central metropolitan||40.2||5.9||49.3||6.3|
|Large fringe metropolitan||64.4||10.3||62.4||6.2|
|Region of inpatient treatment||Northeast||50.0||9.6||71.2||11.2|
a 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.