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Table 179a: Avoidable admissions for bacterial pneumonia per 100,000 population, 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 348.9 0.504 335.3 0.573 472.6 1.931 189.8 2.174 304.4 1.673
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting any age                    
0-17 177.3 0.722 147.2 0.872 236.0 1.966 81.2 2.510 199.5 1.693
18-44 88.9 0.418 83.8 0.518 164.7 1.512 21.6 0.805 57.3 0.816
45-64 285.8 0.948 278.8 1.117 495.5 3.689 70.1 1.938 197.7 2.284
65 and over 1,612.7 3.063 1,630.3 3.396 1,735.4 11.844 967.1 12.867 1,312.9 10.253
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
65-69 711.7 3.951 699.3 4.465 980.2 16.531 368.2 13.218 589.1 11.245
70-74 1,062.5 4.928 1,049.8 5.335 1,336.2 20.140 660.7 20.464 904.5 17.396
75-79 1,614.8 6.579 1,610.3 7.221 1,779.9 26.145 1,119.0 32.031 1,403.7 23.549
80-84 2,518.7 10.620 2,508.6 11.451 2,664.6 43.239 1,843.6 56.154 2,240.9 41.382
85 and over 4,399.5 16.448 4,369.2 17.858 4,607.0 69.308 3,678.4 95.955 4,203.7 63.782
                     
Gender                    
Male 398.8 0.850 384.2 0.953 548.3 3.552 238.9 3.918 329.3 2.724
Female 319.6 0.646 307.6 0.743 421.9 2.263 159.5 2.538 288.1 2.131
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
Less than $25,000 510.3 2.652 518.6 4.119 624.9 5.959 233.2 12.126 401.2 5.424
$25,000-$34,999 452.2 1.403 449.7 1.718 548.6 4.059 258.1 8.392 362.7 4.279
$35,000-$44,999 356.6 0.989 349.6 1.163 471.3 3.790 210.5 4.909 277.4 2.676
$45,000 or more 289.2 0.622 283.5 0.688 371.6 3.037 171.2 2.553 254.3 2.251
                     
Residence location                    
MSA 324.3 0.494 306.4 0.568 455.4 1.963 185.6 2.122 291.4 1.448
Non-MSA 502.1 1.947 484.3 1.958 611.5 7.549 571.1 44.446 492.5 15.186

*Excludes sickle cell or hemoglobin-S conditions, obstetric and neonatal 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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