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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 207
Admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (excluding obstetric admissions 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   257.6 5.2 262.9 6.2 296.1 19.4 128.1 21.3 201.0 24.0
Age 18-44 16.3 0.7 18.5 0.9 21.4 1.7 3.8 1.1 6.2 0.6
45-64 244.2 5.7 256.3 6.9 325.9 21.9 51.0 9.4 118.3 12.8
65 and over 1070.7 22.3 1083.6 25.9 1122.8 77.9 642.6 107.8 913.7 115.1
Age 65-69 793.5 18.1 821.7 21.7 916.4 69.7 243.7 37.5 513.1 61.4
70-74 1052.3 22.7 1073.0 26.9 1148.6 81.1 573.5 95.3 805.7 98.7
75-79 1266.0 29.6 1268.6 33.7 1310.3 101.7 1011.9 183.7 1138.1 154.7
80-84 1319.0 31.7 1294.4 34.8 1425.9 122.0 1086.1 222.7 1635.2 236.4
85 and over 1205.0 32.3 1199.6 34.6 1096.2 96.7 1068.7 225.9 1455.5 216.6
Gender Male 272.2 5.6 269.4 6.4 354.6 24.1 192.2 32.9 239.3 29.1
Female 252.4 5.3 264.1 6.4 257.5 17.2 84.7 14.7 177.5 22.0
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 390.1 31.6 477.6 43.6 348.5 53.0 * * 264.5 67.3
$25,000-$34,999 349.1 14.2 373.5 16.7 332.1 23.4 160.1 47.4 191.7 25.7
$35,000-$44,999 277.3 11.4 285.8 12.8 285.7 27.8 * * 188.9 25.8
$45,000 or more 202.1 7.8 202.9 8.2 257.6 23.6 113.2 21.4 195.8 32.6
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 246.9 11.2 245.4 12.6 320.6 31.6 127.2 24.0 221.3 32.7
Metropolitan-small 226.4 16.0 233.4 16.7 226.9 26.3 * * 146.9 35.1
Micropolitan 309.8 20.4 320.9 21.6 247.5 31.5 * * 157.7 38.5
Noncore 364.7 20.3 372.1 21.1 374.6 48.4 * * 244.2 61.2
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 264.2 13.1 262.2 15.2 334.0 58.7 64.6 16.6 279.0 71.1
Midwest 261.4 10.9 261.6 11.9 327.4 60.1 44.1 11.0 64.8 18.9
South 303.5 9.3 321.5 11.6 259.0 16.6 57.2 10.1 223.7 50.3
West 167.1 7.0 158.8 8.7 381.2 84.6 164.8 32.2 168.0 18.7

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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