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2011 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 7_1_7.1
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population,a 2004-2007
Population groupNumberRateSENumberRateSENumberRateSENumberRateSE
Total 34,59211.30.133,29210.90.132,62910.90.132,42810.90.1
Age, not age adjusted0-178381.10.09401.30.01,0191.40.01,0291.40.0
65 and over5,42114.30.25,29914.20.25,40414.70.25,19814.30.2
EthnicityHispanic, all races2,4656.00.12,1775.30.12,1865.60.12,2045.90.1
Non-Hispanic, all races32,05612.00.131,02911.70.130,33711.60.130,10911.60.1
  Non-Hispanic, Black1,9155.10.11,9095.20.11,9535.40.11,9695.50.1
  Non-Hispanic, White28,89313.50.127,94913.20.127,30412.90.127,00012.90.1
Geographic locationbMetropolitan27,39210.70.126,20310.40.125,65410.30.1DNADNADNA
  Large central metropolitan8,7179.70.18,3679.40.18,3009.50.18,3219.60.1
  Large fringe metropolitan7,61110.10.17,1419.60.16,9209.50.16,8399.50.1
  Medium metropolitan7,28712.00.17,04711.70.16,80911.40.16,77611.50.1
  Small metropolitan3,77713.10.23,64812.80.23,62512.80.23,49212.40.2

a. Estimates are age adjusted to 2000 U.S. standard population. Age data are unadjusted. Respondents for which age is not reported are not included in the age adjustment calculations and are excluded from numerators.

b. For more information, see the National Vital Statistics System entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Mortality.


Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: T7_1_7_1: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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