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Table 17_1_8-1

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 17_1_8.1
Hospitalizations per 100 population,a United States, 2000-2007
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 11.30.311.60.311.70.311.90.311.80.311.50.311.50.3
65 and over34.01.535.11.436.01.536.31.535.
Black only12.40.41112.40.412.20.412.40.512.40.512.30.511.40.5
White only8.20.3188.

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated. Rates were computed using estimates of the civilian population of the United States, including institutionalized persons, as of July 1 of the data year. Data are postcensal estimates based on the 2000 census.

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.

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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.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 17_1_8-1: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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