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Table 2_3_4-1

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 2_3_4.1
Hospital admissions for lower extremity amputations per 1,000 population with diabetes,a United States, 1998–2000 and 2004–2006
Population group2004–20061998–2000
Age, not age adjusted0–17****
65 and over5.
RacebAI/AN only****
Asian only****
NHOPI only****
Black only5.
White only2.

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

b Race classification changed in 2000. Data for 2000 and later years may not be comparable to data from previous years.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Discharge Survey and National Health Interview Survey.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 2_3_4-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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