Table 2_3_4-2

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 2_3_4.2
Hospital admissions for lower extremity amputations per 1,000 population with diabetes,a by race, United States, 2004–2006
Population groupTotalSingle race
Age, not age adjusted0–17************
65 and over5.********

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population using three age groups: 0–64, 65–74, and 75 and over, except where indicated.

* - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.������������������

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 and National Health Interview Survey.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 2_3_4-2: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.