NHQRDR 2010 /T7_1_7-1

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 7_1_7.1
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population,a United States, 2004-2007
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSE
65 and over14.
EthnicityHispanic, all races6.
Non-Hispanic, all races12.
Non-Hispanic, Black5.
Non-Hispanic, White13.
Education,b ages 25-64Less than high school23.90.623.40.620.60.521.70.4
High school graduate23.70.322.30.321.50.321.50.3
At least some college10.
Geographic locationcMetropolitan10.
  Large central metro9.
  Large fringe metro10.
  Medium metro12.
  Small metro13.
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)14.70.313.90.314.20.314.80.3

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.� Age data are unadjusted. Respondents for which age is not reported are not included in the age adjustment calculations and are excluded from numerators.

b Not all States reported education data.

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

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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 Vital Statistics System - Mortality.


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