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Table 97b: Home health care patients who have less shortness of breath, by ethnicity, United States, 2002

      Non-Hispanic    
  Total White Black Hispanic
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                 
Total 53.3 0.0 53.4 0.1 53.3 0.1 51.3 0.2
                 
Age                
    0 - 64 51.8 0.1 51.1 0.2 53.6 0.2 51.4 0.4
    65 - 74 54.6 0.1 55.0 0.1 54.1 0.2 51.8 0.3
    75 - 84 53.8 0.1 54.1 0.1 53.2 0.2 51.0 0.3
    85 and over 51.8 0.1 51.8 0.1 51.3 0.3 50.8 0.4
                 
Gender                
    Female 53.4 0.1 53.6 0.1 53.1 0.2 51.2 0.2
    Male 53.2 0.1 53.2 0.1 53.6 0.2 51.4 0.3
                 

Key: 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 Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

 

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