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Table 17_2_5-7

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_2_5.7
Perforated appendixes per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis, age 18 and over, in Indian Health Service and tribal direct and contract hospitals and community hospitals,a 2003-2008
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
TotalAge adjustedb347.71.1402.71.1332.60.1355.80.1363.30.1384.40.1
65 and over656.384.0583.382.2560.09.9428.68.4514.38.4560.09.9

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: SE: standard error.

Source: Indian Health Service, Office of Information Technology/National Patient Information Reporting System, National Data Warehouse, Workload and Population Data Mart.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 17_2_5-7: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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