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Table 51a: Hospital admissions for pediatric gastroenteritis per 100,000 population under age 18, 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 115.245 0.589 107.079 0.775 105.949 1.318 47.312 1.509 132.828 1.343
                     
Age groups for pediatric conditions                    
    0-4 306.702 1.816 274.836 2.350 294.122 4.089 125.407 4.646 365.584 4.211
    5-9 57.074 0.761 56.529 1.043 45.048 1.682 26.106 2.052 63.577 1.630
    10-14 30.962 0.562 32.371 0.770 25.653 1.235 11.549 1.387 30.796 1.225
    15-17 28.404 0.730 31.753 1.015 22.702 1.564 9.909 1.721 23.917 1.565
                     
Gender                    
    Male 122.428 0.839 112.593 1.111 111.571 1.893 54.260 2.261 143.184 1.877
    Female 107.836 0.819 101.397 1.067 100.151 1.815 40.132 1.976 122.141 1.906
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 171.628 3.079 200.053 6.384 107.745 3.880 75.906 11.763 199.598 5.713
    $25,000-$34,999 156.615 1.677 160.840 2.599 134.172 2.844 56.344 5.161 161.856 3.309
    $35,000-$44,999 123.785 1.168 122.289 1.656 97.789 2.456 60.709 3.923 130.806 2.263
    $45,000 or more 86.335 0.677 80.682 0.831 88.050 2.029 41.060 1.703 96.073 1.642
                     
Location of patient residence                    
    MSA 107.183 0.566 95.435 0.753 101.115 1.353 47.006 1.521 126.985 1.195
    Non-MSA 171.450 2.557 165.603 2.738 148.127 5.005 60.592 11.437 213.775 11.122

*Excludes 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, and 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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