Table 16_2_2-1

2008 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 16_2_2.1
Perforated appendixes per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis, age 18 and over, in Indian Health Service tribal direct and contract hospitals and community hospitals,a 2005
Population groupRateSE
TotalAge adjustedb355.80.1
65 and over428.68.4

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: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: standard error.

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


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 16_2_2-1: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.