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Table 199a: Inpatient admissions to specialty mental health organizations per 100,000 population, by race, United States, 1997a

  All White Black or African American API AI/AN
Population group Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
                     
Total 764.8 24.8 721.6 25.9 1,184.6 102.3 * * * *
                     
Age                    
    Under 18 412.1 38.2 410.6 38.5 491.1 84.7 * * * *
    18-44 1,063.1 49.5 981.4 51.5 1,734.6 173.9 * * * *
    45-64 708.6 40.7 650.6 41.9 1,342.6 202.9 * * * *
    65 and over 636.2 84.7 647.1 89.4 708.2 172.8 * * * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 686.6 27.1 668.3 30.7 893.5 91.8 * * * *
    Female 847.3 38.1 777.2 37.9 1,510.0 156.5 * * * *
                     
Source of payment                    
    No fee 56.7 7.3 55.5 7.4 71.0 18.0 * * * *
    Personal resources 41.9 8.5 43.1 9.3 * * * * * *
    Commercial + other private 202.6 12.9 211.7 14.1 186.7 33.5 * * * *
    Medicare 162.4 13.5 154.6 13.9 246.6 42.4 * * * *
    Medicaid 200.8 20.7 168.6 16.3 458.6 82.9 * * * *
    Other 100.5 8.2 88.0 8.1 180.1 19.7 * * * *
                     

aRate computations based on Bureau of the Census U.S. civilian population estimates for May 1997

*Rate is based on fewer than 30 sample cases or rate has a relative standard error of 30 percent or higher. Therefore, rate is not shown because it does not meet standards of reliability.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; SE: Standard error

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, Client/Patient Sample Survey, 1997.

 

 

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