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Table 169b: Ethnicity - Less than 24-hour care admissions to specialty mental health organizations per 100,000 population, by ethnicity, United States, 1997a

  Non-Hispanic    
  Total All races White Black or African American All other Hispanic (all races)
Population group Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
                         
Total 1,252.7 40.4 1,263.7 41.8 1,206.4 43.6 1,758.7 124.6 845.1 111.7 1,162.5 100.5
                         
Age                        
    Under 18 1,390.0 64.2 1,394.6 65.3 1,351.3 71.4 1,856.8 157.8 587.1 100.2 1,363.8 136.6
    18-44 1,576.0 63.4 1,642.4 68.3 1,585.3 71.4 2,157.7 211.6 1,111.7 198.1 1,087.7 118.6
    45-64 972.4 60.7 966.1 59.6 938.0 62.8 1,262.4 154.2 * * 1,050.7 248.4
    65 and over 409.3 46.2 391.1 44.7 388.5 45.3 400.3 108.0 * * * *
                         
Gender                        
    Male 1,270.6 47.2 1,283.7 48.8 1,209.3 49.6 1,939.7 154.7 760.0 119.3 1,167.0 103.4
    Female 1,235.7 48.2 1,244.8 49.5 1,203.7 52.9 1,597.7 136.3 924.1 167.1 1,158.0 137.6
                         
Source of payment                        
    No fee 107.0 11.7 100.3 10.7 86.4 9.4 166.2 36.4 * * 162.2 34.4
    Personal resources 216.5 14.1 226.8 15.3 231.8 16.1 221.9 39.0 * * 132.6 22.2
    Commercial + other private 269.7 17.2 281.7 18.0 309.7 20.5 151.7 21.3 * * 171.1 28.3
    Medicare 80.6 7.0 82.8 7.3 81.2 8.2 106.2 22.0 * * * *
    Medicaid 397.7 18.9 389.4 18.8 331.3 19.1 795.4 64.2 235.3 44.4 465.9 68.2
    Other 181.2 12.5 182.8 13.1 166.0 12.2 317.2 42.1 89.7 26.8 168.0 27.0

aRate computations based on Bureau of the Census U.S. civilian population estimates for May 1997

*Rate is based on fewer than 30 sample cases or rate has a relative standard error of 30 percent or higher. Therefore, rate is not shown because it does not meet standards of reliability.

Key: SE: Standard error

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, Client/Patient Sample Survey, 1997.

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