Ten Leading Causes of Ambulatory Care Sensitive Hospitalizations
For Patients Age 65-74 Years, Both Sexes
St. Clair County Residents, Michigan 2014

LEADING AMBULATORY CARE
SENSITVE CONDITIONS
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AMBULATORY
CARE SENSITIVE
HOSPITALIZATIONS
ST. CLAIR
RANK
MICHIGAN
RANK
NUMBER PERCENT
 ALL AMBULATORY CARE SENSITIVE CONDITIONS 903 100.0    
 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary 184 20.4 1 2
 Congestive Heart Failure 122 13.5 2 1
 Bacterial Pneumonia 58 6.4 3 3
 Kidney/Urinary Infections 56 6.2 4 4
 Cellulitis 52 5.8 5 5
 Diabetes 38 4.2 6 6
 Asthma 37 4.1 7 7
 Gastroenteritis 20 2.2 8 10
 Grand Mal & Other Epileptic Conditions 12 1.3 9 8
 Dehydration 11 1.2 10 9
 All Other Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions 313 34.7    

Notes:

Ambulatory Care Sensitive Hospitalizations are hospitalizations for conditions where timely and effective ambulatory care can decrease hospitalizations by preventing the onset of an illness or condition, controlling an acute episode of an illness or managing a chronic disease or condition.

Hospitalizations are inpatient hospital stays as measured by stays that were completed during the specified year. The number of hospitalizations is often greater than the number of persons hospitalized since some persons are hospitalized more than once during a year.

Percent of all hospitalizations that were categorized as preventable hospitalizations for the specified year.

Leading Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions in the table are based on primary diagnosis only.

All Other Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions include primary and secondary diagnoses for iron deficiency anemia and nutritional deficiency, by secondary diagnosis for dehydration, and by primary diagnosis for all other conditions.

Source: Michigan Resident Inpatient Files created by the Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services, using data from the Michigan Inpatient Database obtained with permission from the Michigan Health & Hospital Association Service Corporation (MHASC).

Usage rights: Portions of this data are taken from a proprietary database owned and maintained by the MHASC. All rights reserved. This data may not be used for commercial purposes without first obtaining written permission from the MHASC. Contact MHASC at datakoala@mha.org for more information.


Last Updated: 02/11/2016