Table 18_4_2-1a

2009 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 18_4_2.1a
Perforated appendixes per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis, age 18 and over, in Indian Health Service and Tribal direct and contract hospitals and community hospitals,a 2007
Population groupRateSE
TotalAge adjustedb402.71.1
65 and over583.382.2

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: SE: standard error.

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


Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 18_4_2-1a: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.