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Table T9_2_2_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 9_2_2_3.1
Hospital admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary diseasea per 100,000 population,b age 18 and over, United States, 2005–2009
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 227.26.0228.65.9192.54.4199.44.6214.25.1
65 and over913.823.3954.524.4787.017.2820.118.8890.621.1
  85 and over949.628.71045.133.3842.824.1891.326.0946.426.9
Median income of patient's ZIP CodeFirst quartile (lowest income)331.715.5321.213.2275.911.6292.412.2301.112.9
Second quartile250.211.0258.610.5212.28.5214.18.6236.09.8
Third quartile191.09.8191.29.4162.36.9166.46.8184.47.6
Fourth quartile (highest income)142.49.8148.610.5119.57.5132.28.3142.78.5
Location of patient residenceLarge central metropolitan192.815.7201.516.2162.612.6181.413.6176.013.4
Large fringe metropolitan211.116.6216.417.1179.613.8167.312.3198.915.3
Medium metropolitan210.620.1207.818.6169.415.9174.115.1199.218.1
Small metropolitan214.625.2209.425.4208.723.7183.020.7189.422.4
Region of inpatient treatmentNortheast218.311.9207.811.4179.29.1188.39.6192.411.4

a Consistent with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Prevention Quality Indicators software, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease must be the principal diagnosis and 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. Rates prior to 2005 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 T9_2_2_3-1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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