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Table 6 Increase in excess mortality rates associated with 1 standard deviation decrease in clinical expenditures per adjusted discharge

From: Hospital competition, resource allocation and quality of care

  All Causes AMI CHF Pneumonia Stroke
Increase in excess mortality rate due to 1 SD decrease in clinical expenditures/adjusted discharge (Deaths per 100 discharges) 0.82 3.28 1.96 1.16 1.44
1 SD in excess mortality rate in sample hospitals (Deaths per 100 discharges) 1.87 13.6 7.06 6.42 9.52