Heart Bypass Surgery Deaths in Utah Hospitals         (IQI 12)
Adults 18 Years and Over: 2005-2007
Hospital Patients (Denominator) Actual Rate Expected Rate Statistical Rating
Utah Overall  4,788 3.3% 3.9% * * *
Dixie Regional  804 2.5% 3.5% * *
Intermountain Medical Care  41 9.8% 5.1% * *
LDS Hospital  866 4.7% 5.4% * *
McKay-Dee Hospital  668 1.6% 3.2% * * *
Ogden Regional  278 2.2% 2.7% * *
Salt Lake Regional  131 6.9% 2.9% *
St. Mark's Hospital 733 3.4% 4.1% * *
Timpanogos Regional  106 0.9% 3.2% * *
University Health Care  382 3.9% 3.3% * *
Utah Valley Regional  594 3.7% 4.3% * *
Veterans Administration Medical Center  185 1.6% 2.6% * *
Most Utah hospitals in this table had about the same rate of deaths as expected compared to similar patients nationwide.  One Utah hospital had a lower rate than expected.  One hospital had a higher rate than expected.
         
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Rating: based on the Exact 95% Confidence Interval test of statistical significance.
***  Lower % deaths than expected,  ** same % deaths as expected,   * higher % deaths than expected.
 
Actual deaths: percentage of patients who received care for this condition or procedure and died in this hospital.  
Expected deaths: percentage of patients who were expected to die at this hospital adjusted for its patient mix (age, gender, how ill the patients were).