has counted 234 incomplete medical
records in the incomplete area of your HIM Department
for the month of September. During this same period your hospital discharged 1,051 patients. What is the rate of incomplete records
for this period
incomplete records for a period
This rate is the ratio of the number of incomplete records and the number of discharges for the period.
rate = # incomplete / # discharges
= 234 / 1051