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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 247
Hospitalizations for perforated appendix per 1,000 hospitalizations with appendicitis in Indian Health Service and Tribal hospitals, 2004
    AI/ANb
Population group Rate SE
Total Age adjusteda 358.4 0.0
Unadjusted 308.2 1.5
Age 0-17 304.5 2.4
18-44 268.7 2.1
45-64 415.9 4.6
65 and over 514.3 8.4
Gender Male 306.7 2.0
Female 310.2 2.2

a The total estimates are age adjusted using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population.

b Service population does not include the Portland and California regions.

Key: AI/AN: Ameirican Indian or Alaskan Native; SE: standard error.

Source: Indian Health Service.

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