Table 17_1_8-2

2010 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 17_1_8.2
Hospitalizations per 100 population,a by race, United States, 2007
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANOther
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 11.30.38.20.312.40.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Ageb0-173.80.62.80.63.90.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-448.90.36.20.49.60.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-6411.40.58.00.515.70.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over34.01.525.51.732.62.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale9.70.37.00.311.30.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female13.00.39.40.413.50.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated. Rates were computed using estimates of the civilian population of the United States, including institutionalized persons, as of July 1, 2007. Data are postcensal estimates based on the 2000 census.

b Age data are unadjusted.

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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.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 17_1_8-2: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/17_utilization/T17_1_8-2.html