Table Header Cell (XHTML table model)


See documentation for the HTML 4.0 (XHTML) table model.

One cell in the table header, as opposed to an ordinary cell in a table


abbr Abbreviation (XHTML table model)
align Horizontal Alignment (XHTML table model)
alternate-form-of Alternate Form of Graphic, Media Object, Etc.
axis Axis (XHTML table model)
char Table Cell Alignment Character (XHTML table model)
charoff Table Character Offset (XHTML table model)
colspan Column Span (XHTML table model)
content-type Type of Content
headers Headers (XHTML table model)
id Identifier
rowspan Row Span (XHTML table model)
scope Scope (XHTML table model)
valign Vertical Alignment (XHTML table model)

Related Elements

There are two cells elements in the XHTML table model that contain the contents of the table: <td> contains ordinary data, and <th> contains table header data.

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT %th.qname;  %th.content; >


Any combination of:

This element may be contained in:

<tr> Table Row (XHTML table model)

Tagged Example

<table-wrap id="TN0.170">
<p>Numbers of patients receiving institutional care at the 
end of scheduled follow up and use of hospital beds among 
those allocated to day hospital or alternative services</p>
<th colspan="3" align="center" 
rowspan="1">Institutional care</th> 
<th colspan="2" align="center" 
rowspan="1">&#x2003;Bed use (days)</th>
<td align="center">Patients</td> 
<td align="center">Patients</td> 
<td align="center">Odds ratio</td> 
<td align="center">Patients</td> 
<td align="center">Patients</td> 
<td colspan="3"><hr/></td>
<td colspan="2"><hr/></td>
<th>Control group</th> 
<th align="center">Day hospital</th> 
<th align="center">Control</th> 
<th align="center">Odds ratio (95&#x0025; CI)</th> 
<th align="center">Day hospital</th> 
<th align="center">Control</th> 
<td colspan="7"><hr/></td>
<td>Comprehensive care (5 trials)</td>
<td align="center">151/597<xref ref-type="table-fn" 
<td align="center">159/584</td>
<td align="center">0.91 (0.70 to 1.19)</td> 
<td align="center">20.5</td>
<td align="center">21.4</td>
<td>Domiciliary care (4 trials)</td>
<td align="center">20/216</td>
<td align="center">&#x2002;19/227</td>
<td align="center">1.61 (0.30 to 8.55)</td>
<td align="center">&#x2002;7.7</td>
<td align="center">11.1</td>
<tr><td>No comprehensive care (3 trials)</td>
<td align="center">37/411</td>
<td align="center">&#x2002;66/403</td>
<td align="center">0.50<xref ref-type="table-fn" 
(0.26 to 0.96)</td> 
<td align="center">11.2</td>
<td align="center">11.7</td>
<td align="center">208/1224</td>
<td align="center">244/1214</td>
<td align="center">0.77 (0.52 to 1.13)</td>
<td align="center">15.0</td>
<td align="center">16.4</td>
<fn id="TF1-150">
<p>Data not available for 1 trial.</p>
<fn id="TF1-151"><p>P&#x003C;0.05 (random effects