2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
|65 and over||71.6||2.7||61.7||2.2|
|85 and over||75.5||3.9||68.5||3.9|
|Median income of patient's ZIP code||First quartile (lowest income)||35.5||1.8||30.7||1.7|
|Fourth quartile (highest income)||27.1||1.7||19.2||1.4|
|Location of patient residence||Large central metropolitan||33.6||2.6||28.9||2.2|
|Large fringe metropolitan||30.1||2.4||27.7||2.3|
|Region of inpatient treatment||Northeast||30.5||2.4||23.4||2.0|
a Includes admissions specifically for such infections, such as cases from earlier admissions, from other hospitals, or from other settings.
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.