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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 77a: Hospital admissions for asthma per 10,000 population age 18 and overa, by race, United States, 2001

  Total AI/AN Asian NHOPI Black or African American White
Population group Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
                         
Total 12.5 0.6 * * * * * * 21.4 2.1 8.0 0.6
                         
Age (not age adjusted)                        
    18-64 10.7 0.8 * * * * * * 20.1 2.6 6.5 0.7
    65 and over 21.4 2.0 * * * * * * 24.8 4.6 15.3 1.8
                         
Gender                        
    Female 17.6 1.0 * * * * * * 28.5 3.1 11.4 1.0
    Male 6.8 0.5 * * * * * * 12.5 1.9 4.1 0.5
                         

aRates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population.

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

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other 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: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Discharge Survey.

 

 

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