Table 7_1_1-2a

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 7_1_1.2a
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population,a by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalWhiteBlackAPIAI/AN
Age, not age adjustedUnder
65 and over14.**
Residence locationbMetropolitan10.
  Large central metro9.
  Large fringe metro9.
  Medium metro11.
  Small metro12.
Micropolitan (nonmetro)
Noncore (nonmetro)14.20.314.**26.52.2

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated. Respondents for which age is not reported are not included in the age adjustment calculations and are excluded from displayed numerators.

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

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

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.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 7_1_1-2a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.