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Table 188a: Race - Adult nursing home discharges per 10,000 population, by race, United States, 1999a

  Total White Black
Population group Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
             
Total 91.5 2.8 95.7 3.1 68.6 5.8
             
Age            
    18-64 17.1 1.2 16.1 1.3 21.8 2.4
      18-44 4.9 0.7 4.7 0.9 *5.2 1.1
      45-64 39.8 2.9 36.3 3.2 62.0 7.6
    65 and over 651.0 20.5 636.2 20.2 701.3 67.5
      65-74 229.8 16.2 209.8 13.6 342.0 80.1
      75-84 735.3 29.2 708.4 30.5 946.5 100.4
      85 and over 2,238.2 66.8 2,224.8 69.7 1,928.5 225.6
             
Gender            
    Male 71.9 3.0 73.6 3.3 56.6 5.6
    Female 110.3 3.4 117.1 3.7 79.6 8.6

aRates were computed using estimates of the civilian population of the United States as of July 1, 1999, based on the 1990 census. These estimates have been adjusted for net underenumeration using the 1990 National Population Adjustment Matrix.

*Figure should not be assumed to be reliable because the sample size is between 30 and 59.

Key: SE: Standard error

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

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Nursing Home Survey.

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