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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 74a: Race/Ethnicity - Deaths per 1000 admissions with pneumonia 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 85.330 0.526 85.24 0.59357 85.562 1.49262 96.655 3.96602 79.661 2.15
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting any age                    
    18-44 39.779 1.595 40.805 2.034 37.140 3.146 * * 41.688 5.186
    45-64 61.760 1.172 62.513 1.386 57.313 2.734 82.037 9.707 58.590 4.458
    65 and over 98.916 0.632 99.436 0.694 96.835 2.161 110.003 4.580 86.567 2.786
                     
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly                    
    65-69 74.809 1.863 74.037 2.112 74.007 5.237 93.507 13.583 77.198 7.434
    70-74 74.780 1.590 74.801 1.765 74.009 5.151 71.166 11.411 70.088 6.562
    75-79 87.000 1.412 86.980 1.549 94.444 4.846 92.312 9.915 70.861 6.198
    80-84 98.309 1.376 99.138 1.494 92.113 5.073 115.523 9.866 82.072 6.452
    85 and over 127.797 1.128 127.710 1.225 130.553 4.133 145.821 8.412 115.116 5.163
                     
Gender                    
    Male 88.545 0.760 88.098 0.860 89.288 2.164 104.247 5.396 83.331 3.065
    Female 82.478 0.728 82.042 0.820 85.739 2.061 88.029 5.848 77.828 3.0168
                     
Median income of patient ZIP Code                    
    Less than $25,000 85.854 1.874 88.151 2.543 80.988 3.306 123.910 21.257 84.529 5.776
    $25,000-$34,999 85.577 0.982 84.930 1.113 90.278 2.577 81.730 12.918 79.883 4.046
    $35,000-$44,999 84.877 1.070 84.355 1.200 85.251 3.110 96.730 9.078 85.520 4.432
    $45,000 or more 85.320 0.838 85.590 0.921 83.074 3.11 97.329 4.809 73.470 3.666
                     
Residence location                    
    Metropolitan 85.042 0.603 85.318 0.696 84.355 1.611 91.688 4.166 79.245 2.253
    Micropolitan 87.622 1.494 86.417 1.590 90.728 5.752 149.955 12.979 84.878 9.246
    Non-Core 84.769 1.540 83.587 1.629 94.818 5.487 * * 82.267 11.400
                     
Location of inpatient treatment                    
    Northeast 90.507 1.213 89.201 1.336 94.226 3.770 133.164 12.500 90.720 5.752
    Midwest 80.449 1.053 80.894 1.137 76.584 2.980 * * 86.949 14.257
    South 84.832 0.843 84.470 0.960 88.161 2.131 68.081 13.217 78.506 3.570
    West 87.204 1.256 89.154 1.536 80.623 4.671 97.129 4.496 76.799 3.119
                     
Expected payment source                    
    Private insurance 92.162 1.246 91.722 1.412 90.458 3.376 117.554 9.057 92.856 5.569
    Medicare 82.323 0.628 82.380 0.690 83.433 2.011 94.488 5.122 71.432 2.905
    Medicaid 87.194 1.934 90.904 2.728 80.804 3.685 85.088 9.566 85.557 4.903
    Other insurance 104.439 4.223 109.144 5.212 95.473 9.884 * * 99.047 12.058
    Uninsured/self pay/no charge 98.749 2.889 101.256 3.841 96.911 5.767 * * 89.580 7.640
                     

a Rates 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.

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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