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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 187a: Race - Admissions for hypertension (excluding patients with cardiac procedures, obstetric and neonatal conditions, 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 Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE
                     
Total 45.853 1.459 31.701 0.942 149.588 8.300 31.660 4.994 53.908 8.051
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting any age                    
    18-44 16.093 0.658 8.214 0.325 63.104 3.785 3.704 0.745 10.878 1.666
    45-64 57.592 2.415 35.551 1.187 220.742 13.009 24.738 4.501 64.791 12.487
    65 and over 114.730 3.425 96.781 3.226 270.427 16.218 114.311 21.460 152.027 21.098
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
    65-69 84.155 3.213 61.371 2.715 249.580 16.502 80.384 18.194 121.147 17.792
    70-74 97.145 3.606 78.950 3.378 243.706 18.851 88.460 23.245 143.481 22.487
    75-79 121.881 4.071 103.728 4.105 290.836 21.733 142.850 31.359 159.787 24.829
    80-84 155.071 5.928 138.119 5.843 321.879 31.398 192.242 47.057 202.837 30.992
    85 and over 158.890 7.027 143.072 6.879 295.799 30.934 191.825 45.675 211.837 42.233
                     
Gender                    
    Male 35.966 1.331 24.282 0.779 130.113 7.743 23.018 3.735 39.647 6.341
    Female 52.951 1.644 36.687 1.145 164.429 9.335 37.561 6.469 63.868 9.564
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 96.096 10.378 54.047 5.683 192.689 24.955 * * 79.244 23.637
    $25,000-$34,999 66.990 3.161 45.428 2.057 184.124 13.377 * * 65.328 13.129
    $35,000-$44,999 41.913 1.918 29.787 1.547 124.821 8.524 22.474 5.199 50.392 8.214
    $45,000 or more 33.350 1.631 25.475 1.253 121.556 11.418 32.548 4.715 42.719 5.626
                     
Residence location                    
    Metropolitan 43.513 1.715 28.225 1.030 142.274 9.111 31.121 5.137 53.729 8.578
    Micropolitan 50.503 3.754 39.635 2.971 194.771 25.716 * * * *
    Non-Core 64.177 3.999 52.262 3.341 226.382 28.938 0.000 0.000 65.004 17.682
                     
Location of inpatient treatment                    
    Northeast 41.579 3.229 29.248 2.335 133.292 19.966 18.391 4.961 61.004 18.449
    Midwest 42.833 2.594 30.861 1.727 179.666 27.954 * * 15.202 3.311
    South 59.096 2.076 41.214 1.824 145.158 8.658 19.580 4.087 56.974 9.577
    West 31.062 4.183 18.295 1.253 151.619 29.306 40.214 7.952 55.229 16.368
                     

aRates 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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