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Appendix D: Data Tables

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This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2003 National Healthcare Disparities Report. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the report as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.


Select each table name to link to appropriate information. Unless otherwise specified in tables, data are not age adjusted and include all ages. Unless specific age groups are specified, children include individuals age 0-17 and adults include individuals age 18 and older.

Summary Data Tables

Quality of Health Care Measures

Effectiveness: Cancer
Racial and ethnic differences, Socioeconomic differences
Effectiveness: End Stage Renal Disease
Racial and ethnic differences
Effectiveness: Diabetes
Racial and ethnic differences, Socioeconomic differences
Effectiveness: Heart Disease
Racial and ethnic differences, Socioeconomic differences
Effectiveness: HIV/AIDS
Differences in HIV care
Effectiveness: Maternal and Child Health
Racial and ethnic differences, Socioeconomic differences
Effectiveness: Mental Health
Differences in mental health care
Effectiveness: Respiratory Diseases
Racial and ethnic differences, Socioeconomic differences
Effectiveness: Nursing Home and Home Health Care
Racial and ethnic differences
Patient Safety
Racial and ethnic differences, Socioeconomic differences
Timeliness
Racial and ethnic differences, Socioeconomic differences
Patient Centeredness
Differences in patient centeredness

Access to Healthcare

Entry into the Health Care System
Racial and ethnic differences, Socioeconomic differences
Structural Barriers
Racial and ethnic differences, Socioeconomic differences
Patients' Perceptions
Racial and ethnic differences, Socioeconomic differences
Health Care Utilization
Racial and ethnic differences, Socioeconomic differences
Health Care Expenditures
Racial and ethnic differences, Socioeconomic differences

Detailed Data Tables

Quality of Health Care Measures
Effectiveness of Care: Cancer
Effectiveness of Care: End Stage Renal Disease
Effectiveness of Care: Diabetes
Effectiveness of Care: Heart Disease
Effectiveness of Care: HIV/AIDS
Effectiveness of Care: Maternal and Child Health
Effectiveness of Care: Mental Health
Effectiveness of Care: Respiratory Diseases
Effectiveness of Care: Nursing Home and Home Health Care
Patient Safety

Access to Health Care Measures
Entry into the Health Care System
Structural Barriers
Patients' Perceptions
Health Care Utilization
Health Care Expenditures

Quality of Health Care Measures

Effectiveness: Cancer

Screening for Breast Cancer
1. Women age 40 and over who report they had a mammogram within the past 2 years: Race, Ethnicity, Income

Screening for Cervical Cancer
2. Women age 18 and over who report they had a Pap smear within the past 3 years: Race, Ethnicity, Income

Screening for Colorectal Cancer
3. Men and women age 50 and over who report they ever had a flexible sigmoidoscopy/colonscopy: Race, Ethnicity, Income
4. Men and women age 50 and over who report they had a fecal occult blood test (FOBT) within the past 2 years: Race, Ethnicity, Income

Cancer Treatment
5. Cancer deaths per 100,000 persons per year for all cancers: Race, Ethnicity, Education
6. Cancer deaths per 100,000 persons per year for prostate cancer: Race, Ethnicity, Education
7. Cancer deaths per 100,000 persons per year for breast cancer: Race, Ethnicity, Education
8. Cancer deaths per 100,000 persons per year for lung cancer: Race, Ethnicity, Education
9. Cancer deaths per 100,000 persons per year for colorectal cancer: Race, Ethnicity, Education

Palliative Care
10. Persons who died of cancer who died in hospice: Race
11. Median length of stay for cancer patients who received hospice care: Race

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Effectiveness: End Stage Renal Disease

Management of End Stage Renal Disease
12. Hemodialysis patients with urea reduction ratio 65% or higher: Race, Ethnicity
13. Hemodialysis patients with hemoglobin 11 g/dL or higher: Race, Ethnicity

Renal Transplantation
14. Dialysis patients registered on the waiting list for transplantation: Race, Ethnicity
15. Patients with treated chronic kidney failure who receive a transplant within 3 years of registration on the waiting list: Race, Ethnicity

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Effectiveness: Diabetes

Management of Diabetes
16. Adults with diabetes who had a hemoglobin A1c measurement in past year: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
17. Adults with diabetes who had a lipid profile in past 2 years: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
18. Adults with diabetes who had a retinal eye examination in past year: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
19. Adults with diabetes who had a foot examination in past year: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
20. Adults with diabetes who had an influenza immunization in past year: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
21. Hospital admissions for uncontrolled diabetes per 100,000 population age 18 and older, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
22. Hospital admissions for short-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population age 18 and older, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
23. Hospital admissions for long-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population age 18 and older, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
24. Hospital admissions for lower extremity amputations in patients with diabetes per 1,000 population: Race

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Effectiveness: Heart Disease

Screening for High Blood Pressure
25. Adults who have had their blood pressure measured within the preceding 2 years and can state whether their blood pressure was normal or high: Race, Ethnicity, Income

Screening for High Cholesterol
26. Adults who have had their blood cholesterol checked within the preceding 5 years: Race, Ethnicity, Income

Counseling on Risk Factors
27. Smokers receiving advice to quit smoking: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education

Management of Congestive Heart Failure
28. Hospital admissions for congestive heart failure per 100,000 population: Race

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Effectiveness: HIV/AIDS

AIDS Prevention
29. New AIDS cases per 100,000 population age 13 and over: Race

Management of HIV/AIDS
30. HIV-infection deaths per 100,000 population: Race, Ethnicity, Education

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Effectiveness: Maternal and Child Health

Maternity Care
31. Pregnant women receiving prenatal care in first trimester: Race, Ethnicity, Education
32. Live-born infants with low birthweight (< 2500 grams): Race, Ethnicity, Education
33. Live-born infants with very low birthweight (< 1500 grams): Race, Ethnicity, Education
34. Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, all: Race, Ethnicity, Education
35. Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, birthweight < 1500 grams: Race, Ethnicity, Education
36. Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, birthweight 1500-2499 grams: Race, Ethnicity, Education
37. Infant mortality per 1,000 live births, birthweight >2499 grams: Race, Ethnicity, Education
38. Maternal deaths per 100,000 live births: Race, Ethnicity, Education

Immunization, Childhood
39. Children age 19-35 months who received all recommended vaccines: Race, Ethnicity, Income
40. Children age 19-35 months who received 4 doses of diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine: Race, Ethnicity, Income
41. Children age 19-35 months who received 3 doses of polio vaccine: Race, Ethnicity, Income
42. Children age 19-35 months who received 1 dose of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine: Race, Ethnicity, Income
43. Children age 19-35 months who received 3 doses of Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine: Race, Ethnicity, Income
44. Children age 19-35 months who received 3 doses of hepatitis B vaccine: Race, Ethnicity, Income
45. Children age 19-35 months who received 1 dose of varicella vaccine: Race, Ethnicity, Income

Immunization, Adolescent
46. Adolescents age 13-15 who received 3 or more doses of hepatitis B vaccine: Race, Ethnicity, Income
47. Adolescents age 13-15 who received 2 or more doses of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine: Race, Ethnicity, Income
48. Adolescents age 13-15 who received 1 or more doses of tetanus-diphtheria booster: Race, Ethnicity, Income
49. Adolescents age 13-15 who received 1 or more doses of varicella vaccine: Race, Ethnicity, Income

Dental Care
50. Persons with a dental visit: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education

Treatment of Pediatric Gastroenteritis
51. Hospital admissions for pediatric gastroenteritis per 100,000 population under age 18, selected States: Race/Ethnicity

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Effectiveness: Mental Health

Treatment of Depression
52. Suicide deaths per 100,000 population: Race, Ethnicity, Education

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Effectiveness: Respiratory Diseases

Influenza Immunization
53. High-risk persons age 18-64 who received influenza vaccine in past year: Race, Ethnicity, Income
54. High-risk persons age 65 and over who received influenza vaccine in the past year: Race, Ethnicity, Income
55. Institutionalized adults who received influenza vaccine in the past 12 months: Race
56. Hospital admissions for immunization-preventable influenza per 100,000 population age 65 and over, selected States: Race/Ethnicity

Pneumococcal Immunization
57. High-risk persons age 18-64 who ever received pneumococcal vaccination: Race, Ethnicity, Income
58. High-risk persons age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination: Race, Ethnicity, Income
59. Institutionalized adults who ever received pneumococcal vaccination: Race

Treatment of Upper Respiratory Infection
60. Courses of antibiotics prescribed for sole diagnosis of common cold per 10,000 population: Race

Management of Asthma
61. Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population under age 18: Race
62. Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population age 18 and over: Race

Treatment of Tuberculosis
63. Completion of tuberculosis (TB) therapy within 12 months: Race, Ethnicity, Race (foreign-born only), Ethnicity (foreign-born only)

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Effectiveness: Nursing Home and Home Health Care

Nursing Facility Care
64. Nursing home residents with pain: Race
65. Nursing home residents with pressure sores: Race
66. Nursing home residents in physical restraints: Race

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Patient Safety

Nosocomial Infections
67. Infection due to intravenous lines or catheters per 1,000 selected discharges, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
68. Postoperative septicemia per 1,000 elective surgical discharges of longer than 3 days, selected States:: Race/Ethnicity

Complications of Care
69. Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma with surgical drainage or evacuation per 1,000 surgical discharges, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
70. Postoperative pulmonary embolus or deep vein thrombosis per 1,000 surgical discharges, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
71. Postoperative respiratory failure per 1,000 elective surgical discharges, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
72. Postoperative physiologic/metabolic derangements per 1,000 elective surgeries, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
73. Complications of anesthesia per 1,000 surgical discharges, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
74. Decubitus ulcers per 1,000 selected stays of 4 or more days, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
75. Postoperative hip fractures per 1,000 surgical discharges age 18 years and over, selected States: Race/Ethnicity

Injuries or Adverse Events Due to Technical Errors
76. Accidental laceration or puncture during procedure per 1,000 discharges, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
77. Iatrogenic pneumothorax per 1,000 relevant discharges, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
78. Postoperative abdominal wound dehiscence per 1,000 relevant discharges, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
79. Foreign body left in during procedure per 1,000 medical and surgical discharges, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
80. Transfusion reactions per 1,000 selected discharges, selected States: Race/Ethnicity

Birth Related Trauma
81. Birth trauma injury per 1,000 selected live births, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
82. Obstetric trauma per 1,000 instrument-assisted deliveries, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
83. Obstetric trauma per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
84. Obstetric trauma per 1,000 cesarean deliveries, selected States: Race/Ethnicity

Potentially Avoidable Death
85. Deaths per 1,000 admissions in low-mortality DRGs, selected States: Race/Ethnicity

Medication Safety
118M. Persons with provider who does not usually ask about medications and treatments other doctors may give: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education

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Access to Health Care Measures

Entry into the Health Care System

Health Insurance Coverage
86. People under age 65 with health insurance: Race, Ethnicity, Income
87. People under age 65 with public health insurance only: Race, Ethnicity, Income
88. People under age 65 with any private health insurance: Race, Ethnicity, Income
89. People age 65 and over with any private health insurance: Race, Ethnicity, Income
90. People uninsured all year: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
91. People with any period of uninsurance during the past year: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
92. People with any period of public insurance during the past year: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education

Usual Source of Care
93. People who have a specific source of ongoing care: Race, Ethnicity, Income
94. People in fair or poor health who have a specific source of ongoing care: Race, Ethnicity, Income
95. People with a hospital, emergency room, or clinic as source of ongoing care: Race, Ethnicity, Income
96. Adults with a community health center as a source of ongoing care: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
97. People without a usual source of care who indicated a financial or insurance reason for not having a source of care: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
98. People who had a usual primary care provider: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
99. Adults who report very little or no choice in source of care: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
100. Adults who had not had their regular doctor for more than 5 years: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education

Patient Perceptions of Need
101. Families that experience difficulties or delays in obtaining health care or do not received needed care: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
102. Families that experience difficulties or delays in obtaining health care due to financial or insurance reasons: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
103. Families that did not receive a doctor's care or prescription medications because the family needed the money: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
104. Families not very satisfied that they can get health care if they need it: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
105. People who can get appointments for routine care as soon as wanted: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
106. People who can always get care for illness or injury as soon as wanted: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education

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Structural Barriers

Difficulty Getting Care
107. People who usually use public transportation to get to provider: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
108. People with provider who has office hours nights or weekends: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
109. People with difficulty getting appointments on short notice: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
110. People with difficulty contacting provider over the telephone: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
111. Adults without problems getting referral to a specialist in past year: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
112. People not very satisfied with professional staff at provider's office:: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
113. People who usually wait >30 minutes before seeing provider: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
114. Emergent/urgent emergency department visits with wait ≥ 1 hour: Race
115. Semi-urgent/non-urgent emergency department visits with wait ≥ 1 hour: Race
116. Emergency department visits in which the patient left without being seen: Race

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Patients' Perceptions

Patient-Provider Communication
117. People with provider who generally listens and gives needed information about health/health care: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
118. People with provider who usually asks about medications and treatments other doctors may give: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
119. Adults whose providers always listened carefully to them: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
120. Adults who providers always explained things in a way they could understand: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
121. Adults who providers always showed respect for what they had to say: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
122. Adults with one or more indicators of poor communication at their last visit: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education

Patient-Provider Relationship
123. People not satisfied with quality of care received from provider: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
124. People confident in provider's help when they have a medical problem: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
125. Adults whose providers always spent enough time with them: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
126. Adults who rated their health care in the past year on a scale from 0 to 10: Race 0-6, Ethnicity 0-6, Income 0-6, Education 0-6 Race +7, Ethnicity +7, Income +7, Education +7, Race 9+, Ethnicity 9+, Income 9+, Education 9+
127. Adults not treated with a great deal of dignity and respect: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
128. Adults not involved as much as wanted in decision-making:: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
129. Adults with not as much time as wanted with doctor: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
130. Adults with incident in past two years when they did not follow doctor's advice: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
131. Adults who report that they or family member got sick due to doctor or hospital mistake: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education

Cultural Competency
132. Adults who believe they would have gotten better care if different race/ethnicity: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
133. Adults who felt treated with disrespect because of race/ethnicity: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
134. Adults who do not strongly agree that doctor understands their background and values: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education

Health Information
135. Adults who did not find prescription bottle very easy to understand: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
136. Adults who did not find information from doctor's office very easy to understand: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
137. Adults who do not use Web for health information: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
138. Adults who do not use printed material for health information: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
139. Adults who do not call their doctor for health information: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education

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Health Care Utilization

General Medical Care
140. People with with an office or outpatient visit: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
141. People with prescription medications: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
142. People with dental visit: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
143. People with an emergency room visit: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
144. People with inpatient discharge: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
145. People with home health visit:. Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education

Care in Doctor's Offices and Hospital Outpatient Departments
146. Outpatient visits per 100 population: Race
147. Outpatient visits where patient was seen before in clinic or practice: Race
148. Outpatient visits where patient was seen by patient's primary care provider: Race
149. Outpatient visits where patient was seen for non-illness care: Race
150. Outpatient visits with counseling or education about diet and nutrition: Race
151. Outpatient visits with counseling or education about exercise: Race
152. Outpatient visits with counseling or education about tobacco use and exposure: Race
153. Outpatient visits where physician spent more than 30 minutes with patient: Race

Referred Care
154. Outpatient visits where patient was referred by another physician or health plan: Race
155. Outpatient visits where patient was referred to another physician: Race

Emergency Care
156. Emergency department visits per 100 population: Race
157. Emergency department visits related to injury or poisoning per 10,000 population: Race
158. Emergency department visits for asthma as first listed diagnosis per 10,000 population: Race
159. Emergency department visits where patient was seen by intern/resident only: Race

Mental Health Care and Substance Abuse Treatment
160. Adults who received mental health treatment or counseling in the past year: Race, Ethnicity, Education
161. Adults who received outpatient mental health treatment or counseling in the past year: Race, Ethnicity, Education
162. Adults who received prescription medications for mental health treatment or counseling in the past year: Race, Ethnicity, Education
163. Adults who received inpatient mental health treatment or counseling in the past year: Race, Ethnicity, Education
164. Adults with serious mental illness who received mental health treatment or counseling in the past year: Race, Ethnicity, Education
165. People 12 and older who received any illicit drug or alcohol abuse treatment in the past year: Race, Ethnicity, Education
166. People 12 or older who needed treatment for any illicit drug use and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the past year: Race, Ethnicity, Education
167. Inpatient admissions to specialty mental health organizations per 100,000 population: Race, Ethnicity
168. Residential care admissions to specialty mental health organizations per 100,000 population: Race, Ethnicity
169. Less than 24-hour care admissions to specialty mental health organizations per 100,000 population: Race, Ethnicity

HIV Care
170. Hospitalizations for HIV per 10,000 population: Race
171. HIV patients with 4 or more ambulatory visits in the past year: Race
172. HIV patients with CD4 < 50 with 4 or more ambulatory visits in the past year: Race
173. HIV patients with inpatient hospitalization in the past year: Race
174. HIV patients with CD4 < 50 with inpatient hospitalization in the past year: Race

Inpatient Care
175. Total hospitalizations per 100 population: Race/Ethnicity
176. Avoidable admissions for hypertension per 100,000 population age 18 and older, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
177. Avoidable admissions for angina without procedure per 100,000 population age 18 and older, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
178. Avoidable admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease per 100,000 population age 18 and older, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
179. Avoidable admissions for bacterial pneumonia per 100,000 population, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
180. Perforated appendices per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
181. Admissions for percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasties (PTCA) per 100,000 population age 40 and older, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
182. Admissions for coronary artery bypass graft surgery per 100,000 population 40 and older, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
183. Admissions for hysterectomy per 100,000 female population 18 and older, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
184. Admissions for laminectomy or spinal fusion per 100,000 population, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
185. Cesarean deliveries per 1,000 deliveries, selected States: Race/Ethnicity
186. Vaginal births per 1,000 women with previous Cesarean deliveries, selected States: Race/Ethnicity

Chronic Care
187. Home health care discharges per 10,000 population: Race
188. Adult nursing home discharges per 10,000 population: Race
189. Adult nursing home discharges who received at least one rehabilitative services: Race
190. Adult nursing home discharges who received mental health services: Race
191. Adult nursing home discharges who were discharged either recovered or stabilized: Race
192. Adult hospice discharges per 10,000 population: Race

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Health Care Expenditures

Overall Expenditures
193. People with any health care expenditures: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
194. Mean total health care expenditures among persons with expenditures: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education

Mean Expenditures among Users by Type of Service
196. Mean prescription medication expenditures among persons with prescription medication expenditures: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
197. Mean dental expenditures among persons with dental expenditures: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
198. Mean emergency room expenditures among persons with emergency room expenditures: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
199. Mean inpatient expenditures among persons with inpatient expenditures: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education

Percent of Expenditure Paid by Medicaid
200. Total health care expenditures paid by Medicaid: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
201. Office or outpatient expenditures paid by Medicaid: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
202. Prescription medication expenditures paid by Medicaid: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
203. Dental expenditures paid by Medicaid: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
204. Emergency room expenditures paid by Medicaid: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
205. Inpatient expenditures paid by Medicaid: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education

Percent of Expenditure Paid Out-of-Pocket
206. Total health care expenditures paid out-of-pocket: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
207. Office or outpatient expenditures paid out-of-pocket:Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
208. Prescription medication expenditures paid out-of-pocket: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
209. Dental expenditures paid out-of-pocket: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
210. Emergency room expenditures paid out-of-pocket: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education
211. Inpatient expenditures paid out-of-pocket: Race, Ethnicity, Income, Education

Medicare Expenditures in the Last Year of Life
212. Mean total Medicare expenditures in the last year of life: Race

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