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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 261
Hospitalizations for perforated appendix per 1,000 AI/ANa hospitalizations with appendicitis in Indian Health Service and Tribal hospitals, 2004
Population group Rate SE
Total Age adjustedb 363.3 1.1
Unadjusted 310.6 1.9
Age 18-44 268.7 20.8
45-64 415.9 46.4
65 and over 514.3 84.5
Gender Male 309.2 26.0
Female 312.3 27.5

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

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.

Source: Indian Health Service.

 

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