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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 20
Admissions for diabetes with short-term complications (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 57.0 1.4 44.2 1.2 163.5 10.1 17.6 2.6 56.7 4.9
Age 18-44 62.2 1.6 52.6 1.6 145.2 8.7 9.7 1.7 46.7 4.0
45-64 52.7 1.6 33.7 1.0 196.0 12.8 13.1 2.1 61.3 5.8
65 and over 47.5 1.5 34.3 1.1 158.6 13.5 45.9 8.2 77.4 9.3
Age 65-69 45.0 2.2 28.6 1.5 175.1 18.5 22.2 6.0 65.7 10.2
70-74 46.5 2.0 32.4 1.8 169.6 15.6 * * 74.1 12.1
75-79 46.8 2.1 33.4 1.8 151.3 18.6 61.6 16.3 100.2 15.6
80-84 52.7 2.7 42.3 2.5 141.5 18.3 78.9 22.6 91.2 18.7
85 and over 49.8 2.9 41.4 2.8 115.7 17.1 * * 67.1 15.2
Gender Male 59.2 1.6 42.9 1.2 189.3 12.0 18.2 2.8 63.4 5.6
Female 54.8 1.4 45.3 1.4 138.3 8.9 16.9 3.0 50.3 4.8
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 114.5 14.2 70.4 7.0 208.0 35.8 * * 85.4 21.3
$25,000-$34,999 78.0 3.4 59.4 3.0 182.8 12.7 26.9 7.2 64.6 8.7
$35,000-$44,999 63.4 2.7 51.7 2.6 161.0 13.7 24.6 5.4 57.2 6.5
$45,000 or more 42.8 1.7 35.5 1.4 141.0 11.7 15.4 2.9 47.5 4.8
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 60.3 3.2 41.3 2.1 178.3 16.7 15.9 2.7 59.2 6.3
Metropolitan-small 52.6 4.0 44.8 3.3 139.1 16.1 * * 53.6 12.0
Micropolitan 53.9 3.8 49.8 3.8 119.0 16.3 * * 39.3 6.9
Noncore 58.5 3.6 51.2 3.3 160.6 19.5 * * * *
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 55.6 3.2 39.7 2.5 194.8 29.0 6.6 1.9 60.6 12.7
Midwest 57.2 3.4 45.3 2.4 197.3 36.3 * * 19.1 3.9
South 64.5 2.3 49.9 2.1 142.4 9.1 13.4 3.8 52.8 9.8
West 46.1 2.6 36.8 2.3 162.1 28.2 24.1 4.4 66.1 6.9

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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