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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 178a: Race - Hospitalizations per 100 population,a by race, United States, 2001

  Total AI/AN Asian NHOPI Black or  African American White
Population group Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE
                         
Total 11.5 0.3 * * * * * * 12.3 0.5 8.6 0.3
                         
Age (not age adjusted)                        
    0-17 4.3 0.5 * * * * * * 4.5 0.6 3.4 0.5
    18-44 8.8 0.3 * * * * * * 9.8 0.6 6.2 0.3
    45-64 11.2 0.4 * * * * * * 14.5 0.9 8.1 0.4
    65 and over 35.5 1.3 * * * * * * 32.0 2.4 27.3 1.4
                         
Gender                        
    Male 13.2 0.3 * * * * * * 13.5 0.5 9.8 0.3
    Female 9.9 0.3 * * * * * * 10.9 0.5 7.4 0.3
                         

aRates are age-adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

bRates were computed using estimates of the civilian population of the United States as of July 1, 2001, based on the 2000 census.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: Standard error

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Discharge Survey.

 

 

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