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Table 4_4_3-1

2009 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_3.1
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasties (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers to another hospital), age 40 and over, United States, 2000 and 2006
Population groupRateaSERateaSE
65 and over15.
  85 and over38.70.957.11.3
Median income of patient's ZIP codeFirst quartile (lowest income)
Second quartile11.
Third quartile11.
Fourth quartile (highest income)
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan10.
Large fringe metropolitan11.
Medium metropolitan11.40.315.00.3
Small metropolitan11.10.313.90.4
Micropolitan (nonmetro)12.50.317.50.4
Noncore (nonmetro)11.60.416.50.4
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance11.
Other insurance14.50.814.01.2
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge17.60.618.50.9
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast10.30.313.70.3
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit10.
Private, for profit11.60.316.70.4
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching10.
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan10.
Large fringe metropolitan11.50.314.80.3
Medium metropolitan11.
Small metropolitan11.90.314.90.3
Micropolitan (nonmetro)14.50.518.60.8
Noncore (nonmetro)9.31.9DSUDSU
Bed size of hospitalLess than 1009.80.519.22.0
500 or more10.

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.

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

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.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 4_4_3-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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