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Table 2_3_2-1

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.
Table 2_3_2.1
Admissions for diabetes with short-term complicationsa per 100,000 population,b age 18 and over, United States, 2000, 2004-2007
    2007 2006 2005 2004 2000
Population group Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total   59.9 1.5 59.6 1.7 56.3 1.5 55.2 1.3 51.4 1.4
Age 18-44 71.6 2.0 70.5 2.2 65.4 2.0 62.7 1.7 55.7 1.8
45-64 53.7 1.6 54.0 1.7 50.8 1.5 50.9 1.5 47.3 1.5
65 and over 33.2 1.1 34.9 1.2 36.8 1.1 38.9 1.1 43.5 1.3
  65-69 35.7 1.6 38.6 1.9 36.6 1.7 38.9 1.9 37.4 1.8
  70-74 32.3 1.6 34.5 1.8 35.4 1.7 36.5 1.8 38.7 1.8
  75-79 35.3 1.8 32.3 1.9 37.2 2.0 42.0 2.0 45.3 2.1
  80-84 33.5 2.0 34.4 2.2 40.9 2.2 41.2 2.1 53.1 2.7
  85 and over 25.8 1.8 33.0 2.2 34.8 2.2 36.1 2.3 54.6 3.3
Gender Male 63.3 1.8 61.9 1.9 58.7 1.8 56.3 1.5 53.6 1.8
Female 56.6 1.5 57.4 1.7 54.0 1.5 54.1 1.4 49.2 1.3
Median income of patient's ZIP code First quartile (lowest income) 91.4 4.2 91.6 4.5 84.7 3.9 83.9 4.0 86.7 4.4
Second quartile 65.3 2.8 65.6 2.9 61.8 2.8 59.3 2.4 59.1 2.5
Third quartile 49.4 2.2 49.4 2.2 47.2 2.0 46.5 2.1 42.8 2.0
Fourth quartile (highest income) 33.3 2.1 34.5 2.2 33.9 2.0 32.1 1.9 29.0 1.9
Location of patient residence Large central metropolitan 62.7 5.0 65.9 5.5 59.6 4.6 59.2 4.6 62.0 5.0
Large fringe metropolitan 50.3 3.9 48.4 4.0 47.1 3.7 45.5 3.6 48.5 3.8
Medium metropolitan 58.8 5.7 62.7 6.0 60.4 5.9 55.5 5.4 39.6 4.5
Small metropolitan 64.2 7.4 59.0 7.7 52.4 6.5 54.2 6.2 49.4 6.0
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan) 73.5 4.6 65.5 4.2 65.9 3.9 64.8 4.3 48.7 3.5
Noncore (nonmetropolitan) 62.5 3.9 58.1 3.7 57.3 3.7 63.5 4.6 56.6 3.5
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 52.5 3.0 59.4 4.2 50.7 3.6 52.4 3.5 47.8 2.8
Midwest 58.6 3.1 56.3 3.1 53.8 2.4 54.3 2.5 45.8 3.0
South 71.2 2.9 69.5 3.3 68.1 3.0 65.5 2.4 61.8 2.7
West 49.4 2.7 47.6 2.8 44.8 2.7 42.0 2.4 43.4 2.8

aExcludes obstetric admissions and transfers from other institutions. Complications include ketoacidosis, hyperosmolarity, or coma.

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.

Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 2_3_2-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/2_diabetes/T2_3_2-1.html

 

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