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Table 4_4_1-1

2010 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_1.1
Deaths per 1,000 hospital admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm repair,a age 18 and over, United States, 2000, 2004-2007
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
65 and over66.41.576.11.481.21.478.51.493.81.2
  85 and over107.86.2137.46.4152.26.3169.76.7187.95.5
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)59.12.470.22.664.52.472.32.389.92.2
Second quartile54.82.363.02.372.52.464.
Third quartile58.22.463.
Fourth quartile (highest income)54.92.661.62.466.92.466.42.379.22.1
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan48.92.666.92.471.52.359.42.485.32.2
Large fringe metropolitan57.92.562.32.462.62.370.02.382.32.0
Medium metropolitan57.72.565.12.581.32.668.62.685.42.3
Small metropolitan64.63.755.63.656.63.856.13.779.13.3
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)56.73.571.03.366.33.681.
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)62.44.363.14.359.
Expected payment sourcePrivate45.
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge73.49.353.29.357.89.889.210.5107.27.8
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast61.92.780.12.477.32.467.62.484.42.2
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit56.41.462.31.366.61.366.31.382.11.2
Private, for profit56.93.768.43.463.03.566.03.896.13.3
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching52.21.962.51.863.41.961.41.876.61.9
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan49.
Large fringe metropolitan59.52.968.72.762.42.675.32.784.42.2
Medium metropolitan57.62.365.
Small metropolitan68.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)DSUDSUDSUDSU249.338.3131.618.0101.718.0
Bed size of hospitalLess than 10055.86.765.75.894.67.694.06.6106.95.3
500 or more48.52.362.

aExcludes obstetric admissions and transfers to another hospital.� 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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 4_4_1-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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