Skip Navigation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality www.ahrq.gov
Archive print banner
National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: https://info.ahrq.gov. Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to www.ahrq.gov for current information.

Table 190a: Race - Bacterial pneumonia admissions (excluding sickle cell or hemoglobin-S conditions, transfers from other institutions, and obstetric and neonatal admissions) per 100,000 population, 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 356.098 6.069 339.546 7.084 495.319 28.400 230.484 26.459 338.482 26.597
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting any age                    
    0-17 185.500 10.682 160.750 8.242 242.683 19.551 87.115 13.595 230.703 28.469
    18-44 94.422 2.385 85.706 2.029 182.307 12.451 27.036 3.125 67.551 5.919
    45-64 299.067 6.149 282.681 6.640 552.427 35.441 100.213 11.748 226.770 18.007
    65 and over 1668.142 31.722 1670.869 37.327 1827.338 116.837 1183.537 144.143 1446.969 132.476
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
    65-69 739.956 14.560 717.184 17.401 1097.814 68.514 439.035 52.764 634.397 50.794
    70-74 1091.003 21.856 1072.853 25.674 1361.955 87.903 793.245 98.419 1007.785 87.737
    75-79 1662.525 33.954 1643.909 39.313 1836.666 124.658 1377.782 185.583 1621.366 156.637
    80-84 2654.997 56.580 2642.378 64.520 2730.546 203.651 2450.269 297.008 2477.725 261.596
    85 and over 4372.221 94.019 4318.343 104.532 4593.073 327.519 4239.770 610.333 4638.922 496.207
                     
Gender                    
    Male 405.671 6.980 387.335 8.212 568.456 33.828 280.357 34.170 366.389 29.213
    Female 326.781 5.688 312.517 6.592 443.971 25.189 198.751 22.549 319.488 25.657
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 496.830 39.617 469.885 38.366 623.553 88.642 * * 424.237 80.543
    $25,000-$34,999 471.908 15.366 462.376 17.082 585.143 38.529 222.345 36.414 400.162 45.605
    $35,000-$44,999 335.554 11.893 326.206 12.936 453.061 34.585 200.094 34.354 291.636 30.453
    $45,000 or more 299.339 11.612 288.080 11.789 398.596 31.586 244.276 34.979 310.888 32.348
                     
Residence location                    
    Metropolitan 328.871 7.334 306.336 8.483 479.586 31.993 220.519 26.219 326.004 26.705
    Micropolitan 416.642 24.889 405.463 25.443 500.438 62.210 * * 450.143 135.069
    Non-Core 554.428 25.926 540.692 26.071 756.808 82.496 * * 573.321 136.980
                     
Location of inpatient treatment                    
    Northeast 337.898 13.846 319.495 16.516 462.743 68.236 156.792 44.830 303.737 67.025
    Midwest 377.689 13.033 362.151 14.246 652.486 111.835 107.934 16.197 93.733 18.535
    South 393.337 10.039 380.585 11.938 447.843 24.903 157.473 27.870 366.145 49.068
    West 287.693 12.654 255.074 14.767 556.125 91.252 281.094 40.061 372.614 40.557
                     

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.

 

 

The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.

 

AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care