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Trends in Rates of Perforated Appendix, 2001-2010

Description
Provides data on appendicitis overall and the potentially avoidable perforated appendix. Table 1 provides 2010 data by urban and rural location. Figure 5 provide trends in the rate of perforated appendix for urban and rural locations from 2004 to 2010.
Author(s)
Marguerite L. Barrett, Anika L. Hines, Roxanne M. Andrews
Date
07/2013
Type
Document
Organization
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Tagged as
Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data