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Figure 3.1. Frequency of Use of Specific AHRQ IQIs among 42 Users of the AHRQ QIs (Text Description)

Evaluation of the Use of AHRQ and Other Quality Indicators

Figure 3.1. depicts five categories of quality indicators measured against frequency of use in a columnar graph. The data represented by this graph is contained in the following table.
CategoryIQI Indicator NumberFrequency (number of users)
Volume of Procedures115
215
312
415
514
615
715
Mortality Rates for Surgical Procedures815
915
1010
1118
1223
1319
1418
3018
3117
Mortality Rates for Medical Conditions1521
1623
1723
1819
1919
2022
3216
Area-Level Procedure Utilization Rates2114
2213
2313
2413
2512
3315
3412
Hospital-Level Procedure Utilization Rates2612
2711
2811
2911

Source: RAND analysis of environmental scan results.

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Current as of December 2007
Internet Citation: Figure 3.1. Frequency of Use of Specific AHRQ IQIs among 42 Users of the AHRQ QIs (Text Description): Evaluation of the Use of AHRQ and Other Quality Indicators. December 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/qualityindicators/chapter3-fig3-1text.html