Trend line chart; deaths per 1,000 admissions; 1994, Congestive heart failure, 70.5; pneumonia, 90.8, acute myocardial infarction, 127.7; stroke, 142.5; 1997, Congestive heart failure, 70.5; pneumonia, 90.8, acute myocardial infarction, 127.7; stroke, 142.5; 2000, Congestive heart failure, 59.8; pneumonia, 76.5, acute myocardial infarction, 114.5; stroke, 125.2; 2001, Congestive heart failure, 55.3; pneumonia, 74.0, acute myocardial infarction, 105.8; stroke, 125.0; 2002, Congestive heart failure, 55.0; pneumonia, 70.8, acute myocardial infarction, 99.7; stroke, 124.5; 2003, Congestive heart failure, 50.5; pneumonia, 62.8, acute myocardial infarction, 96.7; stroke, 119.5; 2004, Congestive heart failure, 45.5; pneumonia, 60.8, acute myocardial infarction, 94.7; stroke, 117.5; 2005, Congestive heart failure, 35.5; pneumonia, 52.8, acute myocardial infarction, 82.7; stroke, 116.5; 2006, Congestive heart failure, 30.5; pneumonia, 45.8, acute myocardial infarction, 77.7; stroke, 110.5; 2007, Congestive heart failure, 28.2; pneumonia, 40.8, acute myocardial infarction, 67.3; stroke, 92.1.

Figure 1Trends in inpatient risk-adjusted mortality rates for selected conditions, 1994–2007

Source: AHRQ, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007

From: Trends in Hospital Risk-Adjusted Mortality for Select Diagnoses by Patient Subgroups, 2000–2007

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