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Table 8_2_7-2

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 8_2_7.2
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with pneumonia as principal diagnosis,a age 18 and over, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2007
    Non-HispanicHispanic, all races
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
65 and over51.20.352.80.341.40.954.61.942.31.2
  85 and over71.10.672.70.759.52.368.73.963.42.7
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)43.30.446.30.535.50.947.
Second quartile42.90.543.50.537.21.546.
Third quartile38.00.538.20.533.61.844.62.936.21.9
Fourth quartile (highest income)37.90.537.80.533.
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan37.20.438.90.531.80.942.31.734.11.2
Large fringe metropolitan37.40.437.90.531.71.535.
Medium metropolitan40.10.540.10.639.
Small metropolitan41.80.741.30.841.12.676.810.845.43.8
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)47.20.647.00.748.02.869.05.541.43.5
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)51.50.751.50.754.23.084.918.151.64.7
Expected payment sourcePrivate44.80.745.20.837.
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge49.81.851.02.445.13.870.412.552.44.7
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast45.20.546.00.536.41.753.73.640.61.9
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit39.00.339.80.332.30.843.71.736.61.1
Private, for profit42.20.643.80.741.01.743.93.631.41.8
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching38.30.438.70.532.
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan37.50.438.80.532.60.943.91.734.61.1
Large fringe metropolitan37.20.537.90.530.91.531.
Medium metropolitan39.60.539.60.640.
Small metropolitan41.60.741.10.741.92.443.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)48.50.648.70.742.92.864.95.643.93.7
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)55.40.955.30.959.63.9123.621.955.86.4
Bed size of hospitalLess than 10049.10.549.40.647.72.456.44.345.52.6
500 or more38.70.539.70.634.61.344.73.533.81.8

aExcludes obstetric admissions and transfers to another hospital.� Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, and All Patient Refined-Diagnosis Related Group (APR-DRG) risk of mortality score.� When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender and APR-DRG risk of mortality score; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age and APR-DRG risk of mortality score.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases, disparities analysis file, 2007, and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1. The analysis file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 26 States: Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 8_2_7-2: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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