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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 205
Admissions for hypertension (excluding patients with cardiac procedures, obstetric and neonatal conditions, and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 18 years and older, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2002
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic (all races)
White Black API
Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE
Total   47.8 1.4 31.7 0.9 157.0 8.8 31.0 3.9 68.7 8.3
Age 18-44 15.7 0.6 8.2 0.3 63.2 3.5 4.3 0.8 9.7 1.1
45-64 58.6 2.1 33.8 1.1 226.8 12.9 31.2 3.9 76.1 10.4
65 and over 125.6 3.6 101.1 3.3 309.6 21.5 102.4 15.6 212.4 26.3
Age 65-69 92.8 3.4 64.4 2.8 295.7 22.0 59.3 12.3 141.1 19.3
70-74 108.4 3.7 82.7 3.4 287.4 22.9 88.0 16.5 194.2 26.8
75-79 140.9 5.0 112.4 4.6 356.5 30.9 138.3 25.5 274.9 35.0
80-84 151.8 5.7 131.2 5.3 297.1 31.7 173.1 42.8 288.3 47.9
85 and over 166.1 7.1 145.5 7.5 323.5 33.4 141.5 36.5 295.5 54.2
Gender Male 36.9 1.2 24.1 0.8 130.1 7.7 24.9 3.6 51.1 6.4
Female 55.7 1.6 36.7 1.1 178.0 10.2 35.1 4.6 81.2 9.9
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 107.1 13.6 58.2 6.2 188.5 26.2 86.9 25.0 * *
$25,000-$34,999 67.0 3.1 44.3 2.3 176.7 12.5 * * 69.1 10.9
$35,000-$44,999 48.5 2.0 32.7 1.5 152.1 11.2 32.4 8.3 71.6 9.3
$45,000 or more 35.9 1.6 25.8 1.2 137.9 11.5 28.1 4.1 59.1 7.0
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 53.3 3.0 30.7 1.8 165.9 14.2 30.9 4.5 78.5 11.2
Metropolitan-small 35.6 2.9 26.4 2.1 123.4 15.6 * * 45.1 12.2
Micropolitan 47.5 3.6 38.4 2.8 155.3 22.8 * * * *
Noncore 57.5 3.4 46.2 3.0 207.8 22.5 * * * *
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 46.8 4.0 27.7 2.3 177.1 25.6 15.8 3.8 * *
Midwest 44.0 2.4 33.5 1.9 156.0 23.6 17.0 4.9 19.0 4.5
South 62.0 2.4 40.2 1.7 157.2 10.3 18.8 4.1 78.3 14.7
West 28.8 2.1 18.3 1.3 118.2 27.3 39.2 6.2 51.9 6.8

a Estimates 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.

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

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: Standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases, disparities analysis file, 2002. 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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