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Complete Health Indicator Report of Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Emergency Department Visits

Definition

Emergency department visits for ambulatory care sensitive conditions per 100,000 population age 18 or older, age-adjusted.

Numerator

Number of emergency department visits visits meeting the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) [http://www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov/Modules/PSI_TechSpec.aspx ACSC Prevention Quality Indicator Conditions definition].

Denominator

Total Population of New Mexico above 18 years old.

Data Interpretation Issues

Condition classification was based on International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems Version 10 (ICD-10) diagnosis code as per the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) Prevention Quality Indicator definition which can be found on the AHRQ's Patient Safety Indicators Technical Specifications page: [http://www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov/Modules/PSI_TechSpec.aspx].

Why Is This Important?

Ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSC) are conditions for which hospitalizations can be prevented or avoided with quality outpatient care from primary care providers. Early intervention by primary care providers can prevent future complications and/or the progression to more severe disease. Studying ACSC related hospitalizations can inform researchers on the quality and timeliness of care residents with ACSC receive from area primary healthcare providers.


Graphical Data Views

Emergency Department Visits for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Acute and Chronic Conditions by County, New Mexico, 2017

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Acute vs. Chronic ACSCsCountyEmergency Department Visits per 100,000 Population, Age-adjusted
Record Count: 66
Acute ACS ConditionsBernalillo978.2
Acute ACS ConditionsCatron633.2
Acute ACS ConditionsChaves2,064.5
Acute ACS ConditionsCibola1,281.3
Acute ACS ConditionsColfax1,680.3
Acute ACS ConditionsCurry1,803.2
Acute ACS ConditionsDe Baca1,105.8
Acute ACS ConditionsDona Ana1,198.3
Acute ACS ConditionsEddy1,578.1
Acute ACS ConditionsGrant1,702.2
Acute ACS ConditionsGuadalupe2,374.4
Acute ACS ConditionsHarding523.6
Acute ACS ConditionsHidalgo1,371.6
Acute ACS ConditionsLea1,647.6
Acute ACS ConditionsLincoln1,692.0
Acute ACS ConditionsLos Alamos797.3
Acute ACS ConditionsLuna1,431.4
Acute ACS ConditionsMcKinley837.9
Acute ACS ConditionsMora1,873.0
Acute ACS ConditionsOtero1,323.7
Acute ACS ConditionsQuay1,792.4
Acute ACS ConditionsRio Arriba1,928.1
Acute ACS ConditionsRoosevelt797.4
Acute ACS ConditionsSandoval907.2
Acute ACS ConditionsSan Juan1,163.8
Acute ACS ConditionsSan Miguel1,741.3
Acute ACS ConditionsSanta Fe761.7
Acute ACS ConditionsSierra349.4
Acute ACS ConditionsSocorro1,797.5
Acute ACS ConditionsTaos1,438.5
Acute ACS ConditionsTorrance786.2
Acute ACS ConditionsUnion162.1
Acute ACS ConditionsValencia804.2
Chronic ACS ConditionsBernalillo674.3
Chronic ACS ConditionsCatron175.7
Chronic ACS ConditionsChaves1,419.9
Chronic ACS ConditionsCibola655.4
Chronic ACS ConditionsColfax865.6
Chronic ACS ConditionsCurry1,469.7
Chronic ACS ConditionsDe Baca995.4
Chronic ACS ConditionsDona Ana680.4
Chronic ACS ConditionsEddy1,645.9
Chronic ACS ConditionsGrant1,108.3
Chronic ACS ConditionsGuadalupe1,295.6
Chronic ACS ConditionsHarding160.7
Chronic ACS ConditionsHidalgo435.2
Chronic ACS ConditionsLea1,082.7
Chronic ACS ConditionsLincoln821.5
Chronic ACS ConditionsLos Alamos422.3
Chronic ACS ConditionsLuna1,293.1
Chronic ACS ConditionsMcKinley528.9
Chronic ACS ConditionsMora624.7
Chronic ACS ConditionsOtero638.1
Chronic ACS ConditionsQuay1,386.8
Chronic ACS ConditionsRio Arriba1,020.0
Chronic ACS ConditionsRoosevelt698.4
Chronic ACS ConditionsSandoval597.2
Chronic ACS ConditionsSan Juan737.3
Chronic ACS ConditionsSan Miguel993.3
Chronic ACS ConditionsSanta Fe551.1
Chronic ACS ConditionsSierra272.8
Chronic ACS ConditionsSocorro1,081.6
Chronic ACS ConditionsTaos819.4
Chronic ACS ConditionsTorrance372.7
Chronic ACS ConditionsUnion109.9
Chronic ACS ConditionsValencia599.6

Data Notes

Data are age adjusted rates for persons aged 18 years and older. Acute Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (ACSCs) include dehydration, bacterial pneumonia, or urinary tract infection (UTI). Chronic ACSCs include diabetes with short term complications, diabetes with long-term complications, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hypertension, heart failure without a cardiac procedure, uncontrolled diabetes without complications, asthma, or diabetes with lower-extremity amputation.

Data Sources

  • Emergency Department (ED) dataset, Health Systems Epidemiology Program, New Mexico Department of Health.
  • New Mexico Population Estimates: University of New Mexico, Geospatial and Population Studies (GPS) Program, http://gps.unm.edu/.


Emergency Department Visits for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Map of Acute Conditions by County, New Mexico, 2017

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CountyEmergency Department Visits per 100,000 Population, Age-adjusted
Record Count: 33
Bernalillo978.2
Catron633.2
Chaves2,064.5
Cibola1,281.3
Colfax1,680.3
Curry1,803.2
De Baca1,105.8
Dona Ana1,198.3
Eddy1,578.1
Grant1,702.2
Guadalupe2,374.4
Harding523.6
Hidalgo1,371.6
Lea1,647.6
Lincoln1,692.0
Los Alamos797.3
Luna1,431.4
McKinley837.9
Mora1,873.0
Otero1,323.7
Quay1,792.4
Rio Arriba1,928.1
Roosevelt797.4
Sandoval907.2
San Juan1,163.8
San Miguel1,741.3
Santa Fe761.7
Sierra349.4
Socorro1,797.5
Taos1,438.5
Torrance786.2
Union162.1
Valencia804.2

Data Notes

Data are age adjusted rates for persons aged 18 years and older. Acute Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (ACSCs) include dehydration, bacterial pneumonia, or urinary tract infection (UTI). Chronic ACSCs include diabetes with short term complications, diabetes with long-term complications, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hypertension, heart failure without a cardiac procedure, uncontrolled diabetes without complications, asthma, or diabetes with lower-extremity amputation.

Data Sources

  • Emergency Department (ED) dataset, Health Systems Epidemiology Program, New Mexico Department of Health.
  • New Mexico Population Estimates: University of New Mexico, Geospatial and Population Studies (GPS) Program, http://gps.unm.edu/.


Emergency Department Visits for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Map of Chronic Conditions by County, New Mexico, 2017

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CountyEmergency Department Visits per 100,000 Population, Age-adjusted
Record Count: 33
Bernalillo674.3
Catron175.7
Chaves1,419.9
Cibola655.4
Colfax865.6
Curry1,469.7
De Baca995.4
Dona Ana680.4
Eddy1,645.9
Grant1,108.3
Guadalupe1,295.6
Harding160.7
Hidalgo435.2
Lea1,082.7
Lincoln821.5
Los Alamos422.3
Luna1,293.1
McKinley528.9
Mora624.7
Otero638.1
Quay1,386.8
Rio Arriba1,020.0
Roosevelt698.4
Sandoval597.2
San Juan737.3
San Miguel993.3
Santa Fe551.1
Sierra272.8
Socorro1,081.6
Taos819.4
Torrance372.7
Union109.9
Valencia599.6

Data Notes

Data are age adjusted rates for persons aged 18 years and older. Acute Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (ACSCs) include dehydration, bacterial pneumonia, or urinary tract infection (UTI). Chronic ACSCs include diabetes with short term complications, diabetes with long-term complications, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hypertension, heart failure without a cardiac procedure, uncontrolled diabetes without complications, asthma, or diabetes with lower-extremity amputation.

Data Sources

  • Emergency Department (ED) dataset, Health Systems Epidemiology Program, New Mexico Department of Health.
  • New Mexico Population Estimates: University of New Mexico, Geospatial and Population Studies (GPS) Program, http://gps.unm.edu/.


Emergency Department Visits for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Acute and Chronic Conditions by Health Region, New Mexico, 2017

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Acute vs. Chronic ACSCsNew Mexico Health RegionEmergency Department Visits per 100,000 Population, Age-adjusted
Record Count: 10
Acute ACS ConditionsNorthwest1,072.1
Acute ACS ConditionsNortheast1,148.2
Acute ACS ConditionsMetro949.3
Acute ACS ConditionsSoutheast1,555.0
Acute ACS ConditionsSouthwest1,351.6
Chronic ACS ConditionsNorthwest662.2
Chronic ACS ConditionsNortheast690.1
Chronic ACS ConditionsMetro651.4
Chronic ACS ConditionsSoutheast1,218.3
Chronic ACS ConditionsSouthwest785.3

Data Notes

Data are age adjusted rates for persons aged 18 years and older. Acute Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (ACSCs) include dehydration, bacterial pneumonia, or urinary tract infection (UTI). Chronic ACSCs include diabetes with short term complications, diabetes with long-term complications, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hypertension, heart failure without a cardiac procedure, uncontrolled diabetes without complications, asthma, or diabetes with lower-extremity amputation.

Data Sources

  • Emergency Department (ED) dataset, Health Systems Epidemiology Program, New Mexico Department of Health.
  • New Mexico Population Estimates: University of New Mexico, Geospatial and Population Studies (GPS) Program, http://gps.unm.edu/.


Emergency Department Visits for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Map of Acute Conditions by Health Region, New Mexico, 2017

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New Mexico Health RegionEmergency Department Visits per 100,000 Population, Age-adjusted
Record Count: 5
Northwest1,072.1
Northeast1,148.2
Metro949.3
Southeast1,555.0
Southwest1,351.6

Data Notes

Data are age adjusted rates for persons aged 18 years and older. Acute Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (ACSCs) include dehydration, bacterial pneumonia, or urinary tract infection (UTI). Chronic ACSCs include diabetes with short term complications, diabetes with long-term complications, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hypertension, heart failure without a cardiac procedure, uncontrolled diabetes without complications, asthma, or diabetes with lower-extremity amputation.

Data Sources

  • Emergency Department (ED) dataset, Health Systems Epidemiology Program, New Mexico Department of Health.
  • New Mexico Population Estimates: University of New Mexico, Geospatial and Population Studies (GPS) Program, http://gps.unm.edu/.


Emergency Department Visits for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Map of Chronic Conditions by Health Region, New Mexico, 2017

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New Mexico Health RegionEmergency Department Visits per 100,000 Population, Age-adjusted
Record Count: 5
Northwest662.2
Northeast690.1
Metro651.4
Southeast1,218.3
Southwest785.3

Data Notes

Data are age adjusted rates for persons aged 18 years and older. Acute Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (ACSCs) include dehydration, bacterial pneumonia, or urinary tract infection (UTI). Chronic ACSCs include diabetes with short term complications, diabetes with long-term complications, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hypertension, heart failure without a cardiac procedure, uncontrolled diabetes without complications, asthma, or diabetes with lower-extremity amputation.

Data Sources

  • Emergency Department (ED) dataset, Health Systems Epidemiology Program, New Mexico Department of Health.
  • New Mexico Population Estimates: University of New Mexico, Geospatial and Population Studies (GPS) Program, http://gps.unm.edu/.


Emergency Department Visits for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Acute and Chronic Conditions by Urban and Rural Counties, New Mexico, 2017

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Acute vs. Chronic ACSCsUrban Versus Rural CountiesEmergency Department Visits per 100,000 Population, Age-adjusted
Record Count: 8
Acute ACS ConditionsMetropolitan Counties949.3
Acute ACS ConditionsSmall Metro Counties1,033.4
Acute ACS ConditionsMixed Urban-Rural1,491.1
Acute ACS ConditionsRural Counties1,434.7
Chronic ACS ConditionsMetropolitan Counties651.4
Chronic ACS ConditionsSmall Metro Counties643.2
Chronic ACS ConditionsMixed Urban-Rural1,017.2
Chronic ACS ConditionsRural Counties794.2

Data Notes

Data are age adjusted rates for persons aged 18 years and older. Acute Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (ACSCs) include dehydration, bacterial pneumonia, or urinary tract infection (UTI). Chronic ACSCs include diabetes with short term complications, diabetes with long-term complications, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hypertension, heart failure without a cardiac procedure, uncontrolled diabetes without complications, asthma, or diabetes with lower-extremity amputation.

Data Sources

  • Emergency Department (ED) dataset, Health Systems Epidemiology Program, New Mexico Department of Health.
  • New Mexico Population Estimates: University of New Mexico, Geospatial and Population Studies (GPS) Program, http://gps.unm.edu/.


Emergency Department Visits for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Map of Acute Conditions by Urban and Rural Counties, New Mexico, 2017

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Urban Versus Rural CountiesEmergency Department Visits per 100,000 Population, Age-adjusted
Record Count: 4
Metropolitan Counties949.3
Small Metro Counties1,033.4
Mixed Urban-Rural1,491.1
Rural Counties1,434.7

Data Notes

Data are age adjusted rates for persons aged 18 years and older. Acute Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (ACSCs) include dehydration, bacterial pneumonia, or urinary tract infection (UTI). Chronic ACSCs include diabetes with short term complications, diabetes with long-term complications, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hypertension, heart failure without a cardiac procedure, uncontrolled diabetes without complications, asthma, or diabetes with lower-extremity amputation.

Data Sources

  • Emergency Department (ED) dataset, Health Systems Epidemiology Program, New Mexico Department of Health.
  • New Mexico Population Estimates: University of New Mexico, Geospatial and Population Studies (GPS) Program, http://gps.unm.edu/.


Emergency Department Visits for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Map of Chronic Conditions by Urban and Rural Counties, New Mexico, 2017

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Urban Versus Rural CountiesEmergency Department Visits per 100,000 Population, Age-adjusted
Record Count: 4
Metropolitan Counties651.4
Small Metro Counties643.2
Mixed Urban-Rural1,017.2
Rural Counties794.2

Data Notes

Data are age adjusted rates for persons aged 18 years and older. Acute Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (ACSCs) include dehydration, bacterial pneumonia, or urinary tract infection (UTI). Chronic ACSCs include diabetes with short term complications, diabetes with long-term complications, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hypertension, heart failure without a cardiac procedure, uncontrolled diabetes without complications, asthma, or diabetes with lower-extremity amputation.

Data Sources

  • Emergency Department (ED) dataset, Health Systems Epidemiology Program, New Mexico Department of Health.
  • New Mexico Population Estimates: University of New Mexico, Geospatial and Population Studies (GPS) Program, http://gps.unm.edu/.

More Resources and Links

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:

Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:

Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

Page Content Updated On 02/01/2019, Published on 02/01/2019
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Content updated: Thu, 16 May 2019 11:03:23 MDT