2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
|65 and over||126.7||5.5||120.5||5.5|
|85 and over||112.9||5.8||121.0||6.3|
|Median income of patient's ZIP code||First quartile (lowest income)||46.4||2.4||51.9||3.1|
|Fourth quartile (highest income)||46.7||3.5||35.9||2.6|
|Location of patient residence||Large central metropolitan||42.2||3.6||39.4||3.2|
|Large fringe metropolitan||43.6||3.8||47.9||4.2|
|Region of inpatient treatment||Northeast||39.7||4.6||40.3||4.7|
a Includes admissions specifically for such problems, such as cases from earlier admissions or from other hospitals.
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.