Table 17_2_5-7

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 17_2_5.7
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 2003-2008
  200820072006200520042003
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
TotalAge adjustedb347.71.1402.71.1332.60.1355.80.1363.30.1384.40.1
Unadjusted283.717.7345.718.3286.01.8318.31.9310.60.2317.81.9
Age18-44219.819.4275.420.3247.82.0254.82.1268.72.1263.62.1
45-64387.937.9509.740.2356.24.0469.84.1415.94.6453.24.2
65 and over656.384.0583.382.2560.09.9428.68.4514.38.4560.09.9
GenderMale333.325.5378.225.7315.02.6355.62.7309.22.6341.82.7
Female229.023.9309.226.0253.42.5277.22.7312.32.7293.22.6

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.

 

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Internet Citation: Table 17_2_5-7: 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_2_5-7.html