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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 224
Emergency department visits related to injury or poisoning per 10,000 populationa, by race, United States, 2001-2002
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total   1395 42 1363 47 2008 100 642 79 * * 892 238 127 25
Age 0-17 1410 58 1419 61 1778 136 748 110 * * 799 219 * *
18-44 1647 55 1609 62 2444 131 605 80 * * * * * *
45-64 1004 33 954 36 1646 101 482 81 * * * * * *
65 and over 1295 48 1280 51 1619 148 979 196 * * * * * *
Gender Female 1237 39 1220 43 1688 88 575 69 2688 730 715 210 * *
Male 1560 50 1510 54 2379 126 715 105 * * 1072 290 * *
Locationb MSA 1414 50 * * * * * * * * * * * *
Non-MSA 1317 132 * * * * * * * * * * * *

a Estimates of the civilian noninstitutionalized population used in calculating visit rates by age, sex, race, and geographic region are from special tabulations developed by the Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau, using the July 1, 2001 and July 1, 2002 set of State population estimates, and reflect Census 2000 data.

b Estimates are preliminary figures based on Census 2000 data and were obtained through the Office of Research and Methodology and Division of Health Interview Statistics, NCHS. They are based on U.S. Census Bureau estimates of the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States as of July 1, 2001 and July 1, 2002.

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

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area; SE: Standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

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