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Table 176a: Avoidable admissions for hypertension per 100,000 population age 18 or older, by race/ethnicity, selected States, 2000*

  Non-Hispanic        
  Total White African American API Hispanic (of any race)
Population group Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE
                     
Total, 16 Statesb 41.842 0.199 29.289 0.194 126.015 1.090 22.437 0.798 44.339 0.678
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting any age                    
18-44 13.811 0.154 7.433 0.144 49.500 0.778 3.293 0.314 8.882 0.288
45-64 51.563 0.396 32.192 0.377 179.042 2.224 18.187 0.992 51.396 1.093
65 and over 105.113 0.762 88.525 0.783 239.849 4.103 78.865 3.640 125.400 2.964
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
65-69 78.242 1.257 57.853 1.246 214.415 6.907 59.503 5.298 101.435 4.577
70-74 91.981 1.430 73.088 1.455 225.020 7.666 75.187 6.799 123.291 5.582
75-79 112.899 1.700 97.167 1.742 248.110 9.402 75.575 8.102 137.601 6.999
80-84 136.499 2.413 121.919 2.483 267.116 12.706 139.662 15.110 157.303 11.104
85 and over 141.916 2.651 127.576 2.770 299.523 14.776 108.091 15.954 154.977 10.692
                     
Gender                    
Male 33.335 0.264 22.641 0.256 111.784 1.586 17.032 1.048 34.295 0.865
Female 47.745 0.288 33.674 0.280 135.765 1.486 26.183 1.121 51.346 0.980
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
Less than $25,000 86.837 1.338 52.243 1.602 168.859 3.660 31.042 5.079 70.882 2.694
$25,000-$34,999 61.104 0.566 42.272 0.571 149.921 2.298 31.478 2.987 54.176 1.532
$35,000-$44,999 46.031 0.418 32.397 0.415 130.527 2.200 30.242 2.010 44.849 1.256
$45,000 or more 28.557 0.223 22.340 0.222 93.200 1.619 18.622 0.907 29.626 0.844
                     
Residence location                    
MSA 39.329 0.201 26.116 0.193 122.024 1.127 22.094 0.795 42.958 0.632
Non-MSA 57.656 0.715 46.008 0.671 164.820 4.105 51.941 13.897 65.421 5.246

*Excludes patients with cardiac procedures, obstetric and neonatal conditions, and transfers from other institutions.

aRates are adjusted by age and sex using the 16-State total as the standard population; when reporting is by age, the adjustment is by sex only; when reporting is by sex, the adjustment is by age only.

bThe 16 States are: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: Standard error; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area

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

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project State Inpatient Databases, 16-State database.

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