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Table 80a: Transfusion reactions per 1,000 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 0.005 0.001 0.005 0.001 0.005 0.002 0.015 0.008 0.007 0.002
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting any age                    
    0-17 0.008 0.003 0.006 0.003 0.015 0.008 0.000 0.000 0.003 0.003
    18-44 0.004 0.001 0.004 0.001 0.005 0.002 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
    45-64 0.006 0.001 0.006 0.002 0.003 0.002 0.000 0.000 0.014 0.007
    65 and over 0.005 0.001 0.004 0.001 0.005 0.003 0.041 0.020 0.010 0.005
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
    65-69 0.004 0.002 0.002 0.002 0.000 0.000 0.055 0.055 0.016 0.011
    70-74 0.008 0.003 0.008 0.003 0.007 0.007 0.050 0.050 0.000 0.000
    75-79 0.001 0.001 0.001 0.001 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
    80-84 0.007 0.002 0.005 0.002 0.000 0.000 0.046 0.046 0.028 0.020
    85 and over 0.007 0.003 0.005 0.002 0.027 0.019 0.059 0.059 0.014 0.014
                     
Gender                    
    Male 0.006 0.001 0.006 0.001 0.009 0.004 0.008 0.008 0.007 0.004
    Female 0.005 0.001 0.004 0.001 0.004 0.002 0.021 0.012 0.008 0.003
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 0.005 0.002 0.001 0.001 0.004 0.003 0.000 0.000 0.018 0.009
    $25,000-$34,999 0.004 0.001 0.004 0.001 0.005 0.003 0.000 0.000 0.001 0.001
    $35,000-$44,999 0.006 0.001 0.006 0.001 0.006 0.004 0.052 0.031 0.009 0.005
    $45,000 or more 0.005 0.001 0.005 0.001 0.005 0.004 0.006 0.006 0.006 0.004
                     
Residence location                    
    MSA 0.005 0.001 0.004 0.001 0.004 0.002 0.016 0.008 0.005 0.002
    Non-MSA 0.007 0.002 0.005 0.002 0.012 0.006 0.000 0.000 0.029 0.016

*Excludes obstetric and neonatal admissions; based on secondary diagnosis 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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