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Table T2_4_3_2-1_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 2_4_3_2.1_1
Hospital admissions for short-term complications of diabetesa per 100,000 population,b age 18 and over, United States, 2000, 2004–2009
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 64.41.861.11.659.71.559.61.756.31.555.21.351.41.4
65 and over37.21.334.
  85 and over30.11.928.
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)100.34.992.
Second quartile69.
Third quartile52.22.751.02.549.
Fourth quartile (highest income)37.02.435.82.433.
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan68.45.564.
Large fringe metropolitan58.
Medium metropolitan64.96.459.25.758.75.762.
Small metropolitan63.17.757.46.764.07.459.07.752.46.554.
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast64.04.654.93.952.

a Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Prevention Quality Indicators software, diabetes must be the principal diagnosis and short-term complications include ketoacidosis, hyperosmolarity, and coma. Transfers from other institutions are excluded.

b Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. resident 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.

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 4.1.

Page last reviewed June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T2_4_3_2-1_1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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