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Table 4_4_2-2

2008 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 4_4_2.2
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions age 40 and over with coronary artery bypass graft (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers to another hospital), by race/ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
65 and over39.70.539.60.535.81.944.
85 and over81.**121.017.3
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)31.60.631.90.728.61.540.04.930.41.6
Second quartile28.60.627.60.628.02.552.
Third quartile28.40.628.30.632.
Fourth quartile (highest income)25.40.624.30.740.63.928.73.738.63.3
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan29.30.528.40.728.51.634.
Large fringe metropolitan25.70.624.90.632.52.529.
Medium metropolitan29.20.728.10.735.
Small metropolitan28.
Micropolitan (nonmetro)30.90.931.
Noncore (nonmetro)**29.07.0
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance25.90.724.80.833.32.733.
Other insurance33.32.432.62.8****44.98.1
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge34.
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast26.70.726.90.827.03.323.
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit28.30.327.50.431.11.335.32.430.91.4
Private, for profit29.70.730.00.830.
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching28.20.527.40.530.21.730.53.533.41.9
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan29.40.428.40.530.61.534.12.829.71.4
Large fringe metropolitan24.90.724.30.729.62.828.
Medium metropolitan28.50.627.70.634.22.941.54.532.02.4
Small metropolitan30.70.931.
Micropolitan (nonmetro)33.41.834.11.9******
Noncore (nonmetro)67.25.967.45.9******
Bed size of hospitalLess than 10029.31.829.****
500 or more28.70.528.30.630.31.926.84.330.11.9

a 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.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

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

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases, disparities analysis file, 2005. This file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 23 States: AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, KS, MA, MD, MI, MO, NH, NJ, NY, OK, RI, SC, TN, TX, VT, and WI.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 4_4_2-2: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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