Loading

Hospital Admissions per 1,000 Decedents During the Last Six Months of Life, by Race and Level of Care Intensity
  • Print
  • PDF
  • Embed

    Copy the following code and paste it into your website in order to display the current report.

  • Download to Excel

Customize Report

    • YEAR:
    • Level of Care Intensity:
    • Race:

    Choose Locations

    [clear all] [select all] Selected Locations:

      Choose Indicator(s)

      Select one or more indicators
      • TOPIC:
      • INDICATOR:
        • Race
        • Level of Care Intensity
      • YEAR:

      [clear all] Selected Indicators:

     

    Region
    (Click a region name
    below to view its profile)
    Hospital Admissions per 1,000 Decedents During the Last Six Months of Life, by Race and Level of Care Intensity
    (Race: Overall; Level of Care Intensity: Overall; Year: 2012; Region Levels: State)
    Alabama 1,317.6
    Alaska 1,056.2
    Arizona 1,206.4
    Arkansas 1,372.3
    California 1,311.5
    Colorado 1,074.0
    Connecticut 1,355.3
    Delaware 1,215.0
    District of Columbia 1,372.0
    Florida 1,420.3
    Georgia 1,278.2
    Hawaii 1,092.2
    Idaho 921.5
    Illinois 1,506.8
    Indiana 1,335.3
    Iowa 1,183.0
    Kansas 1,250.2
    Kentucky 1,468.3
    Louisiana 1,398.2
    Maine 1,183.4
    Maryland 1,458.3
    Massachusetts 1,366.4
    Michigan 1,420.7
    Minnesota 1,165.0
    Mississippi 1,419.1
    Missouri 1,328.2
    Montana 1,016.1
    Nebraska 1,221.4
    Nevada 1,269.2
    New Hampshire 1,148.9
    New Jersey 1,516.4
    New Mexico 1,120.7
    New York 1,478.6
    North Carolina 1,278.5
    North Dakota 1,204.1
    Ohio 1,347.8
    Oklahoma 1,321.1
    Oregon 990.0
    Pennsylvania 1,362.0
    Rhode Island 1,315.2
    South Carolina 1,228.4
    South Dakota 1,130.1
    Tennessee 1,367.7
    Texas 1,325.4
    Utah 879.2
    Vermont 1,129.2
    Virginia 1,360.5
    Washington 1,122.5
    West Virginia 1,458.6
    Wisconsin 1,161.5
    Wyoming 1,113.0
    National Average 1,336.5
    90th Percentile 1,458.6
    50th Percentile 1,278.5
    10th Percentile 1,056.2
        • DENOMINATOR DEFINITION:
        • 100% of Medicare enrollees age 65-99 who died during the measurement year with full Part A entitlement and no HMO enrollment during the measurement period. Age, gender, race, and eligibility are determined using the Denominator file.

        • NUMERATOR DEFINITION:
        • Any admission within six months of the death date in the MedPAR file. ICU admission is determined by the presence of an ICU day indicator in the MedPAR claim: ICARECNT (intensive care day count), CRNRYDAY (coronary care day count).

        • ADJUSTMENTS:
        • Rates are adjusted for age, sex and race using the indirect method, using the U.S. Medicare decedent population as the standard. Gender-specific rates are age and race adjusted; race-specific rates are age and sex adjusted.




    [ CONTACT US ] [ SITE MAP ]

    © 2014 The Trustees of Dartmouth College | 35 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon, NH 03766 | (603) 653-0800


    The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care is based at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and is supported by a coalition of funders led by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, including the WellPoint Foundation, the United Health Foundation, the California HealthCare Foundation, and the Charles H. Hood Foundation.