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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 109a: Race/Ethnicity - Postoperative hip fracture for adults per 1000 surgical patients age 18 years and older who were not susceptible to fallinga (excluding obstetrical admissions), by race/ethnicity, 2001

      Non-Hispanic    
  Total White Black API Hispanic (of any race)
Population group Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE
                     
Total 0.671 0.039 0.724 0.044 0.408 0.095 0.548 0.230 0.587 0.101
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting any age                    
    18-44 * * * * * * * * * *
    45-64 * * * * * * * * * *
    65 and over 1.546 0.088 1.701 0.089 * * * * * *
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
    65-69 * * * * * * * * * *
    70-74 0.699 0.125 0.790 0.130 * * * * * *
    75-79 1.059 0.130 1.038 0.135 * * * * * *
    80-84 2.556 0.158 2.872 0.164 * * * * * *
    85 and over 6.013 0.196 6.354 0.206 2.196 0.663 * * 5.951 1.008
                     
Gender                    
    Male 0.617 0.055 0.651 0.061 * * * * 0.643 0.153
    Female 1.159 0.045 1.272 0.052 0.773 0.102 0.915 0.253 0.825 0.113
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 * * * * * * * * * *
    $25,000-$34,999 0.759 0.072 0.790 0.085 * * * * 1.022 0.206
    $35,000-$44,999 0.747 0.069 0.817 0.081 * * * * * *
    $45,000 or more 0.624 0.051 0.658 0.058 * * * * * *
                     
Residence location                    
    Metropolitan 0.646 0.042 0.709 0.049 0.365 0.101 * * 0.575 0.105
    Micropolitan 0.847 0.102 0.851 0.111 * * * * * *
    Non-Core 0.703 0.113 0.696 0.121 * * * * * *
                     
Location of inpatient treatment                    
    Northeast 0.647 0.081 0.745 0.092 * * * * * *
    Midwest 0.509 0.069 0.539 0.074 * * * * * *
    South 0.793 0.056 0.869 0.066 0.526 0.124 * * 0.687 0.168
    West 0.663 0.076 0.691 0.096 * * * * 0.577 0.147
                     
Expected payment source                    
    Private insurance 0.844 0.027 0.860 0.031 0.835 0.075 0.795 0.191 0.755 0.084
    Medicare 0.408 0.082 0.516 0.088 0.000 0.230 * * * *
    Medicaid 1.057 0.086 1.294 0.110 0.906 0.176 * * 0.985 0.201
    Other insurance 0.783 0.118 0.857 0.164 * * * * * *
    Uninsured/self pay/no charge 0.831 0.094 0.944 0.131 0.746 0.209 * * 0.641 0.180
                     

a That is, excluding patients with musculoskeletal disease; those admitted for seizures, syncope, stroke, coma, cardiac arrest, poisoning, trauma, delirium, psychoses, anoxic brain injury; patients with metastatic cancer, lymphoid malignancy, bone malignancy, and self-inflicted injury.

bRates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, comorbidities, and DRG clusters. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender, comorbidities, and DRG clusters; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age, comorbidities, and DRG clusters.

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

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: Standard error.

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, disparities analysis file, 2001. This file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 22 states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, KS, MD, MA, MI, MO, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, and WI.

 

 

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