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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 29a: Deaths per 1000 admissions with congestive heart failure (CHF) 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 46.116 0.428 48.300 0.505 39.734 0.988 51.346 3.465 38.171 1.702
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting any age                    
    18-44 21.587 2.167 22.260 3.749 20.705 2.961 * * * *
    45-64 26.738 0.952 28.301 1.307 23.807 1.621 33.323 7.573 25.779 3.193
    65 and over 52.240 0.491 55.755 0.553 37.175 1.373 53.074 4.050 37.135 2.092
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
    65-69 37.831 1.388 40.557 1.718 29.341 2.890 41.294 10.659 38.320 4.763
    70-74 35.045 1.182 38.214 1.384 21.361 2.908 47.687 8.813 28.559 4.445
    75-79 42.738 1.065 45.136 1.198 35.281 3.027 38.270 8.245 29.562 4.461
    80-84 55.965 1.064 58.243 1.167 44.724 3.353 55.244 9.150 37.251 5.013
    85 and over 74.020 0.937 76.013 1.011 62.070 3.259 81.870 8.899 54.728 4.782
                     
Gender                    
    Male 50.211 0.640 52.399 0.754 43.419 1.493 55.058 4.974 42.041 2.542
    Female 42.886 0.576 44.360 0.679 38.926 1.317 49.203 4.831 36.428 2.291
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 42.294 1.418 49.107 2.243 37.210 2.067 * * 37.323 4.400
    $25,000-$34,999 48.406 0.807 51.572 0.969 41.685 1.696 * * 37.398 3.203
    $35,000-$44,999 46.185 0.862 47.852 1.000 40.423 2.084 54.566 7.951 38.997 3.498
    $45,000 or more 45.293 0.694 46.358 0.776 38.577 2.168 53.849 4.210 38.628 2.955
                     
Residence location                    
    Metropolitan 44.395 0.479 46.646 0.578 38.827 1.056 47.107 3.726 37.989 1.760
    Micropolitan 52.383 1.296 52.089 1.415 50.114 3.890 85.622 9.467 44.746 8.210
    Non-Core 53.462 1.405 55.293 1.522 41.838 4.021 * * * *
                     
Location of inpatient treatment                    
    Northeast 49.383 0.938 50.371 1.054 45.082 2.523 55.591 11.222 40.913 4.324
    Midwest 46.250 0.856 49.542 0.967 33.300 1.927 * * * *
    South 44.446 0.686 46.361 0.829 40.718 1.410 50.139 12.413 37.689 2.747
    West 45.440 1.092 47.385 1.403 42.960 3.221 51.538 3.886 38.026 2.573
                     
Expected payment source                    
    Private insurance 45.788 1.165 46.890 1.424 40.403 2.371 74.989 8.204 43.144 5.064
    Medicare 45.419 0.491 47.503 0.558 37.777 1.262 44.996 4.521 35.361 2.169
    Medicaid 48.118 1.641 55.442 2.770 45.138 2.585 43.481 8.110 42.724 3.934
    Other insurance 72.549 3.818 92.043 5.108 41.917 7.559 82.800 21.510 51.218 10.610
    Uninsured/self pay/no charge 50.315 2.736 59.558 4.238 44.606 4.399 * * 38.102 7.022
                     

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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