Table 7_1_7-1

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 7_1_7.1
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population,a United States, 1999 and 2006
Population groupRateSERateSE
Age, not age adjusted0–171.30.0DNADNA
65 and over14.
RaceAmerican Indian/Alaska Native11.60.610.10.6
Asian/Pacific Islander5.
EthnicityHispanic, all races5.
Non-Hispanic, all races11.
Non-Hispanic, Black5.
Non-Hispanic, White13.
Residence locationbMetropolitan10.40.1DNADNA
  Large central metro9.40.1DNADNA
  Large fringe metro9.60.1DNADNA
  Medium metro11.70.1DNADNA
  Small metro12.80.2DNADNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro)13.70.2DNADNA
Noncore (nonmetro)13.90.3DNADNA

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.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Mortality.

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 7_1_7-1: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.