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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 70a: Race/Ethnicity - Immunization-preventable influenza admissions (excluding transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 65 years and older, 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 13.883 0.726 14.058 0.812 12.787 1.794 13.825 3.808 12.309 2.485
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
    65-69 9.405 0.817 9.406 0.947 11.405 2.778 * * 8.149 2.223
    70-74 10.075 0.820 10.444 0.930 * * * * 9.652 2.792
    75-79 14.336 1.078 14.782 1.212 13.305 3.695 * * * *
    80-84 17.469 1.534 18.116 1.680 * * * * * *
    85 and over 27.250 2.251 26.382 2.321 24.234 6.653 * * * *
                     
Gender                    
    Male 13.956 0.883 14.187 0.955 11.767 2.606 * * 12.046 2.889
    Female 13.897 0.860 14.032 0.973 13.158 2.248 * * 12.593 3.042
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 16.423 3.884 * * * * * * * *
    $25,000-$34,999 20.614 1.679 21.389 1.859 19.980 3.638 * * * *
    $35,000-$44,999 12.549 1.161 12.952 1.296 * * * * * *
    $45,000 or more 10.520 0.810 10.165 0.852 10.602 3.121 15.823 4.528 10.095 2.618
                     
Residence location                    
    Metropolitan 10.455 0.647 10.387 0.709 8.088 1.571 * * 12.106 2.630
    Micropolitan 20.480 3.020 21.353 3.247 * * * * * *
    Non-Core 35.512 4.393 33.998 4.554 73.099 16.667 * * * *
                     
Location of inpatient treatment                    
    Northeast 9.385 1.534 9.712 1.701 * * * * * *
    Midwest 15.390 1.349 15.967 1.426 * * * * * *
    South 16.693 1.391 16.988 1.632 17.629 2.731 * * * *
    West 11.579 1.357 10.861 1.442 * * * * 13.798 3.246
                     

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.

b Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

*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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