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Table 77a: Iatrogenic pneumothorax per 1,000 relevant discharges, 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 0.724 0.007 0.754 0.009 0.699 0.016 0.760 0.044 0.608 0.016
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting any age                    
0-17 0.493 0.022 0.472 0.033 0.486 0.047 0.713 0.156 0.482 0.043
18-44 0.428 0.010 0.437 0.014 0.429 0.025 0.458 0.056 0.407 0.023
45-64 0.463 0.017 0.486 0.021 0.472 0.040 0.433 0.138 0.342 0.051
65 and over 0.771 0.014 0.808 0.015 0.672 0.043 0.864 0.109 0.496 0.049
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
65-69 0.585 0.032 0.590 0.038 0.590 0.088 1.064 0.248 0.509 0.101
70-74 0.635 0.030 0.681 0.034 0.561 0.090 0.749 0.226 0.213 0.099
75-79 0.820 0.029 0.824 0.032 0.917 0.094 0.998 0.223 0.653 0.105
80-84 0.906 0.031 0.964 0.035 0.605 0.108 0.476 0.260 0.642 0.127
85 and over 0.904 0.030 0.952 0.033 0.693 0.103 1.004 0.269 0.546 0.122
                     
Gender                    
Male 0.727 0.011 0.732 0.014 0.750 0.027 0.969 0.088 0.618 0.031
Female 0.884 0.007 0.963 0.009 0.799 0.017 0.775 0.043 0.667 0.016
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
Less than $25,000 0.672 0.024 0.759 0.042 0.714 0.042 0.426 0.262 0.510 0.045
$25,000-$34,999 0.690 0.014 0.716 0.019 0.690 0.029 0.717 0.138 0.575 0.031
$35,000-$44,999 0.722 0.014 0.751 0.018 0.670 0.031 0.640 0.098 0.667 0.030
$45,000 or more 0.752 0.010 0.772 0.012 0.725 0.029 0.824 0.053 0.632 0.026
                     
Residence location                    
MSA 0.737 0.007 0.772 0.010 0.713 0.017 0.763 0.044 0.613 0.016
Non-MSA 0.653 0.018 0.674 0.020 0.583 0.049 0.604 0.303 0.554 0.069

*Excludes patients with trauma, thoracic surgery, lung or pleural biopsy, or cardiac surgery, and neonatal admissions; based on secondary diagnoses only.

aRates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, comorbidities, and DRG clusters.

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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