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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 28a: Deaths per 1000 admissions with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) as principal diagnosis, age 18 and older (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers to another hospital), 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 97.811 0.754 98.776 0.840 90.496 2.431 89.013 5.813 99.597 3.244
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting any age                    
    18-44 72.360 3.212 72.999 3.807 73.980 8.029 * * 66.918 12.094
    45-64 79.974 1.358 79.653 1.558 77.389 3.963 76.451 10.281 87.413 5.213
    65 and over 109.658 0.944 111.888 1.033 94.926 3.331 97.890 7.335 104.152 4.409
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
    65-69 90.399 2.356 90.030 2.661 85.708 7.238 66.567 17.445 106.041 9.600
    70-74 98.492 2.161 101.239 2.394 85.075 7.353 79.427 16.040 85.410 9.255
    75-79 101.922 2.061 103.263 2.264 94.035 7.256 87.083 15.644 112.019 9.284
    80-84 111.791 2.110 114.558 2.277 88.983 7.946 92.093 16.989 100.103 10.931
    85 and over 136.561 1.930 138.031 2.066 121.623 7.513 159.121 16.083 119.880 10.576
                     
Gender                    
    Male 98.560 0.992 99.471 1.102 89.689 3.456 90.874 7.441 104.764 4.163
    Female 96.464 1.158 97.112 1.297 91.991 3.419 86.839 9.307 93.262 5.176
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 96.218 2.898 105.889 3.858 74.245 5.348 * * 111.807 9.114
    $25,000-$34,999 103.214 1.511 104.065 1.694 104.180 4.359 77.901 19.356 93.444 6.227
    $35,000-$44,999 97.614 1.505 98.705 1.668 88.708 4.845 80.739 13.046 103.717 6.492
    $45,000 or more 95.074 1.146 95.214 1.247 88.535 5.061 93.822 7.058 97.024 5.466
                     
Residence location                    
    Metropolitan 95.533 0.839 96.388 0.949 88.137 2.569 90.559 6.120 97.816 3.369
    Micropolitan 105.555 2.330 106.737 2.454 107.881 10.923 69.655 18.668 99.120 15.529
    Non-Core 109.619 2.534 108.336 2.663 113.747 10.384 * * 155.612 19.084
                     
Location of inpatient treatment                    
    Northeast 98.188 1.653 97.695 1.778 95.565 6.221 113.290 18.787 107.045 9.408
    Midwest 96.163 1.445 98.420 1.551 80.923 4.347 * * 87.841 19.248
    South 98.699 1.269 99.940 1.438 95.328 3.655 85.844 16.621 93.744 4.980
    West 98.014 1.836 98.457 2.216 89.694 7.979 88.053 6.728 104.174 4.954
                     
Expected payment source                    
    Private insurance 98.255 1.411 99.235 1.571 89.379 4.698 98.831 10.609 101.218 6.478
    Medicare 96.603 0.964 97.977 1.052 87.278 3.246 75.359 8.509 98.708 4.753
    Medicaid 94.509 3.507 91.422 4.799 98.840 7.989 90.976 14.645 94.606 8.702
    Other insurance 110.845 5.569 107.261 6.817 111.371 16.551 * * 116.544 15.241
    Uninsured/self pay/no charge 111.021 3.794 113.720 4.718 105.540 10.145 102.551 28.370 99.087 10.300
                     

aRates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, and APR-DRG risk of mortality score. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender and APR-DRG risk of mortality score; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age and APR-DRG risk of mortality score.

* 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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