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Table 192a: Race - Adult hospice discharges per 100,000 population, by race, United States, 2000a

  Total White Black
Population group Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
             
Total 223.4 16.4 229.5 17.4 137.3 27.1
             
Age            
    18-64 71.7 9.6 61.5 8.4 *101.21 37.9
      18-44 18.4 4.4 *15.0 4.5 ** **
      45-64 168.1 22.9 141.2 21.1 *268.0 121.8
    65 and over 1,433.7 107.3 1,425.5 111.5 889.9 179.4
      65-74 851.2 85.9 906.2 97.0 *273.3 79.4
      75-84 1,444.0 144.7 1,354.3 150.5 *1,510.0 422.7
      85 and over 3,859.4 454.6 3,744.6 463.6 ** **
             
Gender            
    Male 227.5 21.1 226.1 23.4 156.3 46.1
    Female 219.4 18.2 232.7 20.4 120.0 31.1

aRates were computed using estimates of the civilian population of the United States as of July 1, 2000, 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.

**Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

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 Home and Hospice Care Survey.

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