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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Figure 2.9b

Iatrogenic pneumothorax per 1,000 discharges and deaths per 1,000 discharges with complications potentially resulting from care (failure to rescue), by race/ethnicity, 2001.

Bar charts. Failure to rescue: White, 135.465, Black, 145.81, Asian Pacific Islander, 167.722, Hispanic, 143.658.

Source: HCUP State Inpatient Databases disparities analysis file, 2001. Reference population: All hospitalized patients (iatrogenic pneumothorax) and hospitalized patients with complications potentially resulting from care (failure to rescue).

Note: White, Black, and API are non-Hispanic groups. Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, comorbidities, and D R G clusters. For findings related to all patient safety measures, go to Table 2.10a. Available data do not support analyses stratified by S E S.

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