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Table 3 Age adjusted rates of percutaneous coronary interventions in the Department of Veterans Affairs and the National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1991–1999

From: Changes in the use of coronary artery revascularization procedures in the Department of Veterans Affairs, the National Hospital Discharge Survey, and the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 1991–1999

All PCIs VA          
  1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Rate/100,000 118.1 124.0 139.8 161.9 181.4 191.2 168.6 157.9 139.7
Procedures (N) 3866 4150 4701 5504 6251 6650 6596 6993 6798
Users (millions) 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.8 2.9
NHDS          
Rate/100,000 252.8 289.1 291.6 304.2 317.6 367.5 329.8 374.6 422.0
Procedures (thousands) 201.3 236.0 241.9 257.3 268.0 320.9 295.3 342.4 393.5
NIS          
Rate/100,000    340.2 360.6 402.2 409.2 431.3   
Procedures (thousands)    283.0 305.0 341.4 358.0 386.3   
Stents VA          
Rate/100,000 NA NA NA NA NA 86.1 97.2 112.8 112.4
Procedures (thousands)       2993 3816 4964 5444
NHDS          
Rate/100,000 NA NA NA NA NA 143.0 173.3 262.7 320.1
N (thousands)       124.8 155.0 240.1 298.4
NIS          
Rate/100,000       270.9 390.5 NA NA
N (thousands)       237.4 350.0   
US men (millions) 85.9 87.0 87.9 88.7 89.0 90.3 91.3 92.2 93.2
  1. PCI-percutaneous coronary intervention VA-Veterans Affairs NHDS National Hospital Discharge Survey NIS Nationwide Inpatient Sample from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project NA not available