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Table T3_1_1_3-1

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 3_1_1_3.1
Hospital admissions with central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection per 1,000 medical and surgical discharges of length 2 or more days,a age 18 and over or obstetric admissions,b United States, 2008–2009
Population groupRateSERateSE
Total 2.760.022.640.02
65 and over2.720.032.840.02
  85 and over1.070.030.980.03
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)2.840.032.640.03
Second quartile2.780.032.600.03
Third quartile2.870.032.610.03
Fourth quartile (highest income)2.500.032.730.03
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan3.
Large fringe metropolitan3.050.032.900.03
Medium metropolitan2.730.042.540.03
Small metropolitan2.410.052.220.05
Expected payment sourcePrivate insurance2.720.032.610.03
Other insurance2.790.082.930.08
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge1.810.061.820.06
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast2.480.042.450.03
Ownership/control of hospitalPrivate, not for profit2.410.022.280.02
Private, for profit4.440.043.800.04
Teaching status of hospitalTeaching3.
Location of hospitalLarge central metropolitan3.370.033.210.02
Large fringe metropolitan2.790.032.710.03
Medium metropolitan2.670.032.650.03
Small metropolitan2.110.051.990.05
Bed size of hospitalLess than 1003.080.042.430.04
500 or more3.310.033.340.03

a The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Indicators (PSI) software requires that the central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection be reported as a secondary diagnosis (rather than the principal diagnosis), but unlike the AHRQ PSI software, the secondary diagnosis could be present on admission. Consistent with the AHRQ PSI software, admissions with a diagnosis of cancer or in an immunocompromised state are excluded.

b Rates are adjusted by comorbidities and diagnosis-related group (DRG). The AHRQ PSI software was modified to not use the present on admission (POA) indicators (or estimates of the likelihood of POA for secondary diagnosis). Rates prior to 2008 are not reported because of International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision (ICD-9-CM) coding changes.

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 4.1.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T3_1_1_3-1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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