Description: Heart Attack Patients
This set of data is all of the hospital discharges in New York State with an admitting diagnosis
of an Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), also called a heart attack, who did not have surgery,
in the year 1993. There are 12,844 cases.
AGE gives age in years
SEX is coded M for males F for females
DIAGNOSIS is in the form of an International Classification of Diseases, 9th Edition, Clinical
Modification code. These tell which part of the heart was affected.
DRG is the Diagnosis Related Group. It groups together patients with similar management.
In this data set there are just three different drgs.
121 for AMIs with cardiovascular complications who did not die.
122 for AMIs without cardiovascular complications who did not die.
123 for AMIs where the patient died.
LOS gives the hospital length of stay in days.
DIED has a 1 for patients who died in hospital and a 0 otherwise.
CHARGES gives the total hospital charges in dollars.
The SEX1 column converts F/M to 0/1
Data provided by Health Process Management of Doylestown, PA.