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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 16a: Admissions for diabetes with short-term complicationsa (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 18 years and older, 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 55.288 1.574 42.970 1.137 159.063 10.732 19.257 2.156 51.312 4.767
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting any age                    
    18-44 60.651 1.835 50.311 1.493 139.966 9.268 10.731 1.662 47.661 4.720
    45-64 49.005 1.750 33.062 1.094 181.723 13.369 11.840 1.746 49.933 5.603
    65 and over 47.874 1.462 35.772 1.255 166.290 14.444 50.777 7.171 61.891 5.988
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
    65-69 39.736 1.689 25.947 1.458 156.179 14.043 30.080 6.568 52.524 7.038
    70-74 46.969 2.301 34.817 1.813 172.934 21.947 32.617 8.197 55.202 7.809
    75-79 48.744 2.325 36.404 2.158 163.339 18.296 73.813 15.335 76.174 10.659
    80-84 54.783 2.695 43.064 2.621 186.526 22.748 * * 78.663 12.848
    85 and over 59.128 3.173 49.440 3.168 154.728 21.845 180.947 44.201 66.139 15.641
                     
Gender                    
    Male 57.078 1.833 41.702 1.206 186.668 12.798 20.081 3.062 53.686 5.444
    Female 53.414 1.522 44.088 1.296 132.536 9.484 18.724 2.388 48.670 4.362
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 114.569 13.571 66.208 6.047 243.972 40.541 * * 70.547 17.034
    $25,000-$34,999 76.049 3.264 59.083 2.576 181.189 13.957 23.789 6.137 65.109 7.607
    $35,000-$44,999 56.686 2.615 45.967 2.271 148.142 12.222 18.345 3.599 48.024 6.652
    $45,000 or more 39.596 1.749 34.191 1.488 116.321 11.216 18.981 2.707 41.249 4.226
                     
Residence location                    
    Metropolitan 54.897 1.869 40.922 1.315 160.499 11.988 17.705 2.056 51.217 5.074
    Micropolitan 53.024 3.794 47.326 3.458 137.277 21.433 * * 50.513 10.705
    Non-Core 64.648 4.257 57.689 4.172 169.377 21.376 * * 58.417 13.855
                     
Location of inpatient treatment                    
    Northeast 51.112 3.452 39.628 2.831 151.072 24.293 13.318 3.762 51.895 11.823
    Midwest 57.651 3.885 43.436 2.152 221.314 42.269 * * 15.911 3.494
    South 62.155 2.382 47.649 1.821 139.284 9.956 14.210 3.865 52.095 7.332
    West 45.276 3.249 37.151 2.602 166.626 26.359 23.676 3.353 57.563 8.602
                     

a Ketoacidosis, hyperosmolarity, or coma.

b Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population; when reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender only; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age only.

* 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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