NHQRDR 2010 /T7_1_7-3a

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_7.3a
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population,a by race, United States, 2007
  TotalWhiteBlackAPIAI/AN
Population groupRateSERateSERateSERateSERateSE
Total 11.30.112.50.15.00.16.10.211.50.6
Age0-171.10.01.20.00.80.10.80.23.60.6
18-4413.70.115.00.17.90.27.90.319.71.2
45-6416.80.118.90.25.50.37.10.510.41.2
65 and over14.30.215.60.23.80.38.50.8DSUDSU
GenderFemale4.70.15.20.11.70.13.50.24.90.6
Male18.40.120.20.18.80.29.00.418.11.1
Geographic locationbMetropolitan10.70.112.00.15.00.16.00.28.30.6
  Large central metro9.70.111.20.15.10.26.10.36.00.9
  Large fringe metro10.10.111.10.14.80.25.20.4DSUDSU
  Medium metro12.00.113.00.25.00.36.90.511.41.4
  Small metro13.10.214.00.25.20.47.11.313.72.0
Micropolitan (nonmetropolitan)13.40.214.20.25.00.47.41.215.81.8
Noncore (nonmetropolitan)14.70.315.50.34.50.5DSUDSU20.72.0

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

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System.

 

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