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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

From: The inpatient burden of abdominal and gynecological adhesiolysis in the US

  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
  1. DRG = diagnosis-related group; HCUP = Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project; NHDS = National Hospital Discharge Survey; US = United States.
  2. a Other category includes Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American, and "other" HCUP category (no further information provided in the data dictionary).
  3. b Other category includes court and law enforcement, and routine, including "other" HCUP category (no further information provided in the data dictionary).
  4. c Other category includes home health, against medical advice, and alive but destination unknown.
  5. d Other category includes self-pay, no charge, and "other" HCUP category (no further information provided in the data dictionary).
  6. e Hospital bed size is based upon facility-specific geographic location and teaching status. These allocations are from the NHDS classification grid.