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Table 1 Socioeconomic status characteristics for all discharges available for study (n = 1,138,127)

From: Disparities in the use of ambulatory surgical centers: a cross sectional study

  Socioeconomic Status (Quintiles)
  1 (Lowest) 2 3 4 5 (Highest)
Number of Discharges 208557 (18%) 222873 (20%) 236339 (21%) 233973 (21%) 236385 (21%)
Median SES Summary Score (range) -3.9 (-16.2 to -1.9) -0.8 (-1.9 to 0.2) 1.1 (0.2 to 2.2) 3.6 (2.3 to 4.9) 7.5 (5.0 to 19.4)
Wealth/Income      
   Median household income ($) 29621 34732 37972 41899 55292
   Median value of housing units ($) 73500 87600 97600 123200 170400
   Households with interest, dividend, or rental income 23% 32% 38% 44% 53%
Education      
   Adult residents who completed ≥ high school 67% 77% 82% 87% 92%
   Adult residents who completed ≥ college 16% 22% 27% 35% 48%
Employment      
   Employed residents with management, professional, and related occupations 21% 26% 29% 36% 45%