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AHRQ Inpatient Quality Indicators

Item #Our Brief DescriptionOur CategoryOur Code
1 # esophageal resection surgical procedures (AHRQ defn.) surgery iqi01
2 # pancreatic resection surgical procedures (AHRQ defn.) surgery iqi02
4 # abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs (AHRQ defn.) cardiovascular procedures iqi04
5 # coronary artery bypass grafts (CABGs; AHRQ defn.) cardiovascular procedures iqi05
6 # percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs; AHRQ) cardiovascular procedures iqi06
7 # carotid endarterectomy surgical proceds. (AHRQ defn.) cardiovascular procedures iqi07
8 % esophageal resection patients who die (AHRQ risk-adj) surgery iqi08
9 % pancreatic resection patients who die (AHRQ risk-adj) surgery iqi09
11 % AAA repair patients who die (AHRQ risk-adj) cardiovascular procedures iqi11
12 % heart bypass patients who die (AHRQ risk-adj.) cardiovascular procedures iqi12
13 % craniotomy patients who die (AHRQ risk-adjusted) surgery iqi13
14 % hip replacement patients who die (risk-adjusted) surgery iqi14
15 % heart attack (AMI) patients who die (AHRQ risk-adj.) heart attack iqi15
16 % heart failure inpatients who die (risk-adjusted) heart failure iqi16
17 % acute stroke inpatients who die (risk-adjusted) other iqi17
18 % GI hemorrhage inpatients who die (risk-adjusted) other iqi18
19 % hip fracture inpatients who die (risk-adjusted) other iqi19
20 % pneumonia inpatients who die (risk-adjusted) pneumonia iqi20
21 % deliveries that are C-sections (primary+repeat) childbirth iqi21
22 % deliveries, vaginal birth after cesarean - uncomplic. childbirth iqi22
23 % gall bladder surgery done laparoscopically surgery iqi23
24 % incidental appendectomy in those over 64 years old surgery iqi24
25 % cardiac catheterizations that are bilateral cardiovascular procedures iqi25
30 % PCI inpatients who die (risk-adjusted) cardiovascular procedures iqi30
31 % carotid endarterectomy patients who die (risk-adj) cardiovascular procedures iqi31
32 % nontransferred AMI inpatients who die (risk-adj) heart attack iqi32
33 % deliveries that are the mother's first C-section childbirth iqi33
34 % deliveries, vaginal birth after cesarean - all childbirth iqi34


  • Some indicators appear on more than one list.
  • Area rates apply to geographic areas, not to hospitals.
  • The Kentucky rates in our report are area rates.

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