TABLE 3.

Institution-Level Characteristics Associated With Hospital-Reported ICD-9 Coded Medical Errors in Children

1988199119941997
Bedsize
 Small1.87 (1.63, 2.14)*3.25 (2.26, 4.51)2.62 (2.09, 3.23)2.41 (1.67, 3.35)
 Medium1.76 (1.51, 2.03)2.34 (2.00, 2.72)2.62 (2.23, 3.05)2.38 (1.78, 3.10)
 Large1.82 (1.67, 1.97)2.66 (2.43, 2.90)3.24 (2.85, 3.67)2.88 (2.45, 3.38)
Ownership
 Public1.87 (1.69, 2.07)2.80 (2.50, 3.13)2.85 (2.48, 3.25)2.53 (2.09, 3.03)
 Private, not-for-profit1.83 (1.69, 1.98)2.72 (2.42, 3.05)3.12 (2.79, 3.47)2.92 (2.49, 3.40)
 Private, for profit1.35 (1.08, 1.66)1.34 (1.14, 1.57)1.53 (1.12, 2.05)0.99 (0.76, 1.28)
Teaching status
 Rural0.90 (0.85, 0.94)1.08 (1.01, 1.16)1.12 (1.03, 1.23)1.26 (1.14, 1.39)
 Urban non-teaching1.50 (1.29, 1.73)2.42 (2.12, 2.74)2.35 (2.03, 2.69)2.22 (1.66, 2.91)
 Urban teaching2.59 (2.41, 2.78)3.60 (3.12, 4.13)4.32 (3.88, 4.81)3.62 (3.16, 4.13)
  • * Data are represented as point estimates (95% confidence intervals).