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Table 184a: Admissions for laminectomies or spinal fusions 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 233.620 0.448 281.617 0.594 159.463 1.162 49.502 1.031 99.665 0.824
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting any age                    
18-44 155.347 0.503 208.778 0.748 81.066 0.971 26.442 0.890 63.289 0.734
45-64 312.185 0.934 367.143 1.207 254.632 2.600 54.909 1.716 130.608 1.672
65 and over 337.408 1.327 370.591 1.549 217.358 3.939 112.786 4.449 152.393 3.037
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
65-69 358.639 2.519 401.265 3.038 266.264 7.417 105.236 7.080 157.592 5.216
70-74 384.049 2.752 424.101 3.232 235.083 7.885 117.999 8.696 181.340 6.394
75-79 384.062 3.090 421.099 3.572 221.682 8.966 138.610 11.361 168.268 7.246
80-84 305.446 3.564 333.668 4.065 149.991 10.243 114.578 14.203 111.715 8.005
85 and over 136.562 2.840 148.711 3.252 74.904 8.794 65.620 13.430 52.820 6.265
                     
Gender                    
Male 258.540 0.686 308.381 0.896 179.845 1.882 57.004 1.689 116.979 1.294
Female 211.547 0.589 257.866 0.791 140.958 1.440 43.431 1.293 83.630 1.051
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
Less than $25,000 219.192 1.981 343.184 3.935 153.809 3.428 48.835 6.087 110.081 2.647
$25,000-$34,999 259.516 1.089 328.362 1.560 167.144 2.283 49.885 3.435 115.930 1.848
$35,000-$44,999 245.357 0.955 305.603 1.314 163.407 2.364 46.992 2.271 93.295 1.551
$45,000 or more 222.268 0.604 257.486 0.753 155.513 1.953 50.107 1.258 92.234 1.268
                     
Residence location                    
MSA 221.951 0.468 271.585 0.633 154.146 1.211 48.770 1.030 95.983 0.832
Non-MSA 316.408 1.471 339.066 1.686 211.127 4.168 102.618 13.659 158.640 4.332

*Excludes obstetric conditions.

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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