Heart Bypass Surgery Deaths in Utah Hospitals
(IQI 12)
Adults 18 Years and Over: 2006-2008
Hospital Patients (Denominator) Actual Rate Expected Rate Statistical Rating
Utah Overall  4,541 2.9% 4.1% * * *
Dixie Regional  824 2.3% 3.7% * * *
Intermountain Medical Center  305 5.2% 5.7% * *
LDS Hospital  540 3.3% 5.5% * * *
McKay-Dee Hospital  614 1.8% 3.7% * * *
Ogden Regional  309 2.3% 3.2% * *
Salt Lake Regional  126 4.8% 3.0% * *
St. Mark's Hospital  604 3.0% 4.2% * *
Timpanogos Regional  160 1.3% 3.9% * *
University Health Care  289 3.8% 3.4% * *
Utah Valley Regional  613 3.8% 4.1% * *
Veterans Administration Medical Center  157 0.6% 2.5% * *
Most Utah hospitals (8 of 11) in this table had about the same rate of deaths as expected (**) compared to similar patients nationwide.  Three Utah hospitals had a lower rate than expected (***).  No 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).