Table 2

Inpatient mortality (number of deaths per 1,000 admissions) for general-acute hospitals (N = 307)

Inpatient mortality

central tendency

Inpatient mortality inter-quartile range

Sub-groups of general-acute hospitals

N

Median

Mean

25th percentile

75th percentile


Ownership

Government

176

9.5032

16.9060

5.3402

16.4919

Non-government non-profit

49

7.3910

19.0579

<0.0001

20.9790

Private for-profit

51

<0.0001

10.0783

<0.0001

6.5200

Size

20--100 beds

115

4.0912

16.3998

<0.0001

9.4737

>100 beds

161

10.5263

15.7597

5.8560

16.2728

Contracted hospital for social insurance beneficiaries

Not appointed

84

2.7911

9.7748

<0.0001

12.8986

Appointed (dingdian) hospital

192

8.6595

18.7615

4.5191

16.2873

Academic affiliation (proxy for teaching status)

Non-university hospital

263

6.9565

15.7932

2.5100

14.3541

University hospital

13

17.4364

20.7440

12.8205

28.4837

Urban/rural location

Urban

201

7.1259

18.6061

0.8300

17.0828

Rural

75

8.1411

9.1129

4.4577

13.0880

Jibie (Hospital accreditation level)

Not classified

121

5.7358

16.3540

<0.0001

12.5829

Level 1 (community health center)

54

4.7862

10.5825

2.9674

8.6754

Level 2

76

10.8236

16.8193

6.2358

15.3246

Level 3 (highest tertiary care)

25

21.1464

23.7896

15.3653

28.7565


Eggleston et al. BMC Health Services Research 2010 10:76   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-76

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