Inpatient Mortality Rate 2015-07-16T10:12:51-06:00


The mortality rate (measured as a percentage) provides general information about the quality of care delivery, and can be an important quality indicator. However, some hospitals care for patients with a greater severity of illness and therefore may have a higher mortality rate.


According to the most recent national data available from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project’s (HCUP) Nationwide Inpatient Sample from the, the inpatient mortality rate for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) was 6.24 percent.