Table 4

Demographics and Other Patient- and Facility-Specific Characteristics of Interest Among Adhesiolysis-Related Hospitalizations (i.e., DRG 150 or 151) in the US in 2005

Primary Procedure (N = 81,532)

Secondary Procedure (N = 270,245)


Characteristic

Estimated Hospitalizations

Hospitalizations per 100,000 Population

Rate of Hospitalization (All Hospitalizations)

Rate of Hospitalization (Surgical Hospitalizations)

Estimated Hospitalizations

Hospitalizations per 100,000 Persons

Rate of Hospitalization per 100,000 Hospitalizations

Rate of Hospitalization per 100,000 Hospitalizations With Surgical Procedure


Age (years)

< 25

5,297

5.15

56.19

456.49

14,212

13.82

150.75

1,224.79

25-34

5,402

13.46

133.39

419.16

46,483

115.79

1,147.76

3,606.77

35-44

11,106

25.32

308.40

888.83

71,062

162.00

1,973.28

5,687.19

45-54

15,691

36.93

372.13

1,142.65

52,732

124.11

1,250.61

3,840.06

55-64

14,324

47.19

322.36

970.96

27,644

91.07

622.13

1,873.86

65-74

13,615

73.00

276.54

877.54

25,980

139.30

527.70

1,674.52

≥ 75

16,034

88.40

189.72

893.19

32,047

176.69

379.20

1,785.20

Missing

64

---

125.96

352.54

86

---

169.25

473.72

Gender

Female

52,579

34.93

228.80

874.57

230,422

153.07

1002.71

3,832.69

Male

28,696

19.66

178.76

746.39

39,614

13.36

246.77

1,030.37

Missing

256

---

195.29

463.40

208

---

158.68

376.51

Race/ethnicity

Caucasian

47,344

19.90

241.10

889.04

134,079

56.36

682.79

2,517.78

African-American

6,325

16.69

186.29

920.21

31,153

82.19

917.53

4,532.39

Othera

7,398

35.71

133.96

591.38

37,206

179.59

673.71

2,974.15

Missing

20,466

---

192.91

772.80

67,808

---

639.14

2,560.44

Admission source

ER

38,748

---

232.79

1,553.63

55,369

---

332.64

2,220.06

Another facility

2,274

---

119.81

524.63

4,666

---

245.83

1,076.48

Otherb

40,509

---

196.45

579.99

210,210

---

1,019.41

3,009.70

Discharge status

Routine

63,979

---

220.83

865.62

225,752

---

779.22

3,054.37

Transfer to short-term hospital

579

---

68.15

882.96

1,324

---

155.85

2,019.06

Skilled nursing facility

7,252

---

152.54

567.78

16,752

---

352.36

1,311.57

Died in hospital

1,439

---

175.74

989.64

4,662

---

569.34

3,206.17

Otherc

8,282

---

219.70

802.10

21,755

---

577.11

2,106.94

Primary source of payment

Medicare

32,085

---

220.41

913.00

63,421

---

435.68

1,804.68

Medicaid

7,445

---

97.42

560.04

37,547

---

491.32

2,824.44

Private Insurance

36,057

---

263.49

848.19

150,852

---

1,102.37

3,548.56

Otherd

5,853

---

181.10

731.63

18,280

---

565.60

2,285.01

Missing

91

---

186.24

528.76

145

---

296.76

842.53

Hospital region

Northeast

16,376

29.95

211.20

857.55

55,070

100.71

710.24

2,883.80

Midwest

18,994

28.81

210.56

838.51

57,623

87.39

638.80

2,543.83

South

31,772

29.54

212.63

849.84

108,511

100.89

726.20

2,902.44

West

14,389

21.06

193.21

720.01

49,041

71.76

658.51

2,453.96

Hospital location/teaching status

Urban

70,728

---

208.10

787.13

237,845

---

699.81

2,646.96

Rural

10,804

---

208.70

1,166.35

32,399

---

625.86

3,497.65

Hospital bed sizee

Small

10,532

---

218.05

1,001.92

32,559

---

674.10

3,097.36

Medium

20,062

---

206.81

861.57

63,964

---

659.39

2,746.96

Large

50,938

---

206.78

779.80

173,721

---

705.23

2,659.47

Hospital teaching status

Teaching

32,737

---

200.09

698.61

108,747

---

664.68

2,320.66

Nonteaching

48,795

---

213.99

933.72

161,498

---

708.23

3,090.37

Hospital control

Government or private, collapsed

47,163

---

207.20

775.62

155,489

---

683.12

2,557.11

Government, nonfederal, public

5,150

---

197.77

978.84

16,048

---

616.29

3,050.19

Private, nonprofit, voluntary

16,957

---

208.70

832.92

58,180

---

716.06

2,857.76

Private, investor owned

8,419

---

205.72

867.45

30,627

---

748.36

3,155.64

Private, collapsed

3,843

---

243.13

1,286.57

9,901

---

626.39

3,314.69


DRG = diagnosis-related group; HCUP = Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project; NHDS = National Hospital Discharge Survey; US = United States.

a Other category includes Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American, and "other" HCUP category (no further information provided in the data dictionary).

b Other category includes court and law enforcement, and routine, including "other" HCUP category (no further information provided in the data dictionary).

c Other category includes home health, against medical advice, and alive but destination unknown.

d Other category includes self-pay, no charge, and "other" HCUP category (no further information provided in the data dictionary).

e Hospital bed size is based upon facility-specific geographic location and teaching status. These allocations are from the NHDS classification grid.

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