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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 228
Hospitalizations for perforated appendix per 1,000 hospitalizations with appendicitis in Indian Health Service and Tribal hospitals, 2003
Population group Rate SE
Total Age-adjusteda 374.7 0.48
Unadjusted 318.7 14.4
Age 0-17 321.4 22.8
18-44 263.0 20.5
45-64 450.0 42.0
65 and over 560.0 99.3
Gender Female 309.5 21.5
Male 325.9 19.4

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

Key: SE: Standard error.

Source: Indian Health Service. Service population does not include the Portland and California regions.

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