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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 55a: Race/Ethnicity - Admissions for pediatric gastroenteritis (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age less than 18 years, 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 106.546 7.139 109.461 6.831 87.752 9.079 49.310 8.523 114.265 15.181
                     
Age Groups for Pediatric Conditions                    
    0-4 288.500 20.620 292.927 19.528 240.546 25.379 140.467 25.121 317.284 43.562
    5-9 58.175 3.754 61.688 3.941 43.243 4.878 22.214 4.315 61.677 8.241
    10-14 29.311 1.764 31.152 1.902 23.802 3.295 11.099 3.294 27.567 3.581
    15-17 31.101 1.847 32.405 1.904 29.472 3.677 15.590 3.955 28.662 5.396
                     
Gender                    
    Male 112.640 7.476 113.936 7.038 91.056 9.602 56.282 9.404 126.699 16.708
    Female 100.171 6.877 104.785 6.775 84.301 8.926 41.999 7.952 101.242 13.810
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 133.717 18.000 200.133 29.899 80.200 13.824 * * 137.647 39.109
    $25,000-$34,999 149.682 10.512 169.852 12.365 112.687 12.417 * * 141.569 23.410
    $35,000-$44,999 106.599 9.685 113.569 10.128 78.530 9.517 * * 106.416 21.759
    $45,000 or more 82.292 8.329 79.262 7.463 75.015 12.798 45.893 9.650 95.862 15.092
                     
Residence location                    
    Metropolitan 96.565 8.162 94.407 7.727 83.715 9.949 45.361 8.451 110.849 16.006
    Micropolitan 138.859 15.332 145.926 17.340 100.540 18.577 * * * *
    Non-Core 177.828 15.534 191.960 18.246 141.332 28.393 * * 186.359 45.028
                     
Location of inpatient treatment                    
    Northeast 109.129 16.104 95.028 15.076 108.965 27.249 * * * *
    Midwest 101.220 11.290 110.115 11.204 91.348 20.903 * * 34.105 8.980
    South 132.791 15.938 148.654 15.459 86.646 12.281 * * 143.545 33.136
    West 71.340 8.780 56.405 7.681 49.819 8.677 45.762 11.415 102.144 19.000
                     
                     

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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