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Table 2_3_4-1

2010 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, 1998-2007
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
65 and over4.
Black only4.
White only2.

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population using three age groups: 0 to 64, 65 to 74, and 75 and over, except where indicated.

b Age data are unadjusted.

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

DSU - 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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 2_3_4-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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