Table 4.

Number of Cases and Risk-adjusted Mortality Rates for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery in New York State from 1992– 1995 by Annual Hospital and Surgeon Volume

Surgeon
Volumes
Hospital VolumesTotalNumber of
Surgeons
<100≥100
<75 8.94,*8.47 8.7721 –26
14727262198
≥757.45 5.45§ 5.90§9 –12
126737044971
Total 8.26 5.95§ 6.75
273944307169
Number of hospitals7–10 6–9
  • * Risk-adjusted mortality rate.

  • Number of patients.

  • Risk-adjusted rate is significantly higher than statewide rate (P < .05).

  • § Risk-adjusted rate is significantly lower than statewide rate (P < .05).