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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 189a: Race - Admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (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 Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE
                     
Total 255.385 5.526 263.974 6.439 296.347 20.861 131.857 17.966 168.920 22.886
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting any age                    
    18-44 18.628 0.807 20.633 1.036 24.182 2.288 2.648 0.716 8.529 1.033
    45-64 247.629 6.133 266.374 7.388 320.710 23.010 47.040 6.124 110.083 11.400
    65 and over 1038.300 23.007 1062.237 26.288 1119.486 81.276 643.768 91.046 712.402 102.177
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
    65-69 757.045 18.760 796.378 22.271 907.694 69.037 265.185 37.537 369.612 42.672
    70-74 1002.072 23.843 1033.891 27.641 1083.149 86.525 570.957 90.390 633.915 86.905
    75-79 1202.714 29.174 1214.833 32.837 1286.593 98.654 894.421 156.570 924.821 137.296
    80-84 1354.022 33.559 1350.809 36.815 1566.711 136.170 1156.828 178.013 1131.668 193.380
    85 and over 1241.235 34.937 1227.967 36.911 1166.039 104.234 1531.803 251.065 1390.305 255.643
                     
Gender                    
    Male 266.182 5.878 267.133 6.664 364.233 26.726 202.167 29.737 178.238 23.423
    Female 253.199 5.631 268.009 6.668 251.331 17.865 86.844 11.426 163.861 22.819
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 405.118 37.079 465.772 50.679 415.124 70.561 * * 234.915 50.123
    $25,000-$34,999 353.265 14.059 376.662 15.963 349.279 30.257 169.021 46.152 209.648 43.204
    $35,000-$44,999 248.355 10.028 262.560 11.446 262.664 21.610 106.033 18.120 135.849 19.799
    $45,000 or more 198.899 8.307 204.055 8.901 215.399 19.808 133.104 22.729 146.178 21.499
                     
Residence location                    
    Metropolitan 233.927 6.312 238.950 7.290 290.035 23.614 132.024 18.532 166.223 24.222
    Micropolitan 306.446 20.128 316.144 21.641 273.606 34.523 * * * *
    Non-Core 406.811 28.980 414.851 31.364 438.732 55.202 * * 256.303 73.431
                     
Location of inpatient treatment                    
    Northeast 247.633 12.463 251.540 13.533 285.568 54.449 77.203 21.209 177.241 48.615
    Midwest 257.376 11.161 253.306 11.714 411.836 82.070 57.596 14.895 * *
    South 302.229 10.440 325.047 12.885 254.237 16.541 69.106 13.845 194.605 50.109
    West 179.691 9.006 179.281 11.256 351.388 59.352 165.604 26.966 162.474 23.378
                     

a 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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