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Table 178a: Avoidable admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 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 249.5 0.507 263.2 0.591 276.1 1.792 100.7 1.792 168.0 1.507
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting any age                    
18-44 18.1 0.186 21.1 0.245 23.6 0.529 2.8 0.290 7.9 0.415
45-64 232.7 0.873 263.5 1.108 279.9 2.852 32.8 1.333 96.0 1.740
65 and over 996.0 2.517 1,026.6 2.833 1,030.2 9.232 497.1 9.452 734.2 7.646
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
65-69 727.7 4.235 776.7 5.048 788.9 15.143 221.6 10.389 430.7 9.294
70-74 962.6 4.708 1,001.8 5.269 1,041.6 17.029 461.1 17.509 635.4 14.974
75-79 1,151.6 5.747 1,171.1 6.399 1,199.9 21.293 722.2 26.174 906.5 19.584
80-84 1,287.6 7.813 1,294.7 8.591 1,357.4 32.211 828.2 38.467 1,102.2 26.742
85 and over 1,220.9 9.731 1,187.1 10.220 1,243.9 35.409 1,029.5 53.414 1,455.5 38.072
                     
Gender                    
Male 260.3 0.838 264.2 0.934 345.3 3.375 157.1 3.590 186.0 2.628
Female 247.3 0.660 268.8 0.798 230.8 1.972 64.5 1.867 158.2 1.819
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
Less than $25,000 392.3 2.748 491.5 4.412 368.3 5.679 124.3 10.205 262.9 5.594
$25,000-$34,999 341.8 1.476 377.6 1.826 324.5 3.769 162.3 6.813 199.9 3.697
$35,000-$44,999 267.9 1.032 290.8 1.250 284.7 3.590 116.6 4.231 145.5 2.399
$45,000 or more 192.1 0.586 201.3 0.660 202.5 2.719 86.1 2.088 128.8 1.942
                     
Residence location                    
MSA 229.8 0.484 241.0 0.570 271.1 1.836 99.2 1.789 160.2 1.318
Non-MSA 370.8 2.041 378.9 2.138 320.3 6.830 238.0 27.598 281.3 13.524

*Excludes obstetric admissions 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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