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Table 4_4_3-2a

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_3.2a
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasties (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers to another hospital), age 40 and over, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2006
  TotalWhiteBlackAPIHispanic, all races
Population groupRateaSERateaSERateaSERateaSERateaSE
65 and over16.
  85 and over36.60.937.
Median income of patient's ZIP codeFirst quartile (lowest income)
Second quartile11.
Third quartile11.
Fourth quartile (highest income)
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan11.
Large fringe metropolitan10.
Medium metropolitan12.
Small metropolitan12.20.412.00.415.21.525.
Micropolitan (nonmetro)12.30.312.10.414.71.9DSUDSU12.71.9
Noncore (nonmetro)11.20.411.10.4DSUDSUDSUDSU20.32.6
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance10.70.310.30.314.
Other insurance12.90.913.71.0DSUDSU25.
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge16.20.614.90.820.21.921.
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast10.
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit11.
Private, for profit12.20.312.00.311.
Teaching statusTeaching10.
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan11.
Large fringe metropolitan10.
Medium metropolitan11.
Small metropolitan12.50.312.40.312.01.422.24.712.51.9
Micropolitan (nonmetro)12.60.512.70.510.63.0DSUDSUDSUDSU
Noncore (nonmetro)
Bed size of hospitalLess than 10010.40.611.10.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
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: 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, 2006, 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 25 States: AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, KS, MA, MD, MI, MO, NH, NJ, NY, OK, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, and WI.


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 4_4_3-2a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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