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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 45
Deaths per 1000 admissions with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) as principal diagnosis, age 18 and older (excluding transfers to another hospital), 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   95.4 0.7 96.7 0.8 84.5 2.3 93.5 5.9 93.4 3.1
Age 18-44 76.2 3.1 75.8 3.7 80.5 7.8 * * 71.0 11.5
45-64 78.9 1.3 78.9 1.5 75.9 3.7 74.0 10.5 83.2 5.0
65 and over 105.6 0.9 108.5 1.0 80.8 3.3 103.9 7.3 95.9 4.1
Age 65-69 90.3 2.3 93.0 2.6 78.3 7.0 102.9 17.6 76.5 8.8
70-74 88.4 2.1 91.8 2.4 68.9 7.2 67.1 16.3 78.1 8.7
75-79 102.9 2.0 104.6 2.2 75.9 7.3 119.6 14.9 103.8 8.9
80-84 106.6 2.1 108.2 2.3 83.3 8.0 99.9 17.6 112.7 10.2
85 and over 131.9 1.9 134.4 2.0 101.9 7.9 125.9 15.8 116.1 9.5
Gender Male 97.2 1.0 98.6 1.1 83.7 3.3 94.8 7.5 93.8 3.9
Female 92.8 1.1 93.4 1.3 86.5 3.3 92.1 9.3 94.0 4.8
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 94.8 3.2 106.3 4.5 75.0 5.8 113.2 33.1 99.3 8.6
$25,000-$34,999 99.7 1.6 102.3 1.8 87.6 4.4 73.7 20.4 94.5 6.3
$35,000-$44,999 93.2 1.4 94.2 1.6 83.5 4.7 101.2 13.2 86.9 6.4
$45,000 or more 94.7 1.1 95.0 1.2 87.5 4.3 92.8 7.0 94.4 4.7
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 92.2 1.0 93.8 1.2 81.3 2.8 85.7 6.9 93.6 3.6
Metropolitan-small 95.0 1.4 95.6 1.5 85.4 5.2 122.4 13.5 84.3 6.7
Micropolitan 101.1 2.2 100.2 2.3 97.8 10.7 99.3 18.7 127.2 14.5
Noncore 109.0 2.5 109.9 2.7 109.0 10.0 * * 99.3 18.6
Expected payment source Private insurance 97.4 1.4 98.8 1.6 90.9 4.6 80.2 11.0 91.0 6.4
Medicare 92.9 0.9 94.8 1.0 73.8 3.2 89.9 8.4 91.0 4.3
Medicaid 98.9 3.4 96.5 4.5 102.8 7.3 115.3 15.2 94.7 8.6
Other insurance 102.0 5.2 103.8 6.2 93.7 15.2 * * 106.7 15.2
Uninsured/self pay/no charge 111.5 3.6 110.6 4.5 115.1 9.2 152.0 27.9 104.8 10.0
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 94.5 1.7 94.5 1.8 92.2 6.1 74.4 19.5 99.9 8.5
Midwest 95.8 1.4 98.2 1.5 71.1 4.5 * * 87.2 17.4
South 94.9 1.2 95.8 1.4 88.0 3.3 107.5 16.6 92.9 4.5
West 97.2 1.9 99.5 2.3 88.7 8.0 93.7 6.8 92.2 5.0
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 94.9 0.8 96.1 0.9 84.6 2.7 95.8 7.3 93.4 3.8
Private, for-profit 96.3 2.2 97.2 2.5 84.0 7.3 83.0 15.5 100.1 7.6
Public 98.0 2.4 102.0 2.9 84.0 6.7 93.5 12.4 87.9 7.0
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 92.4 1.2 93.9 1.4 82.5 3.3 103.7 9.4 89.0 5.0
Non-teaching 97.2 0.9 98.2 1.0 86.4 3.3 86.4 7.5 96.0 3.8
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 92.4 1.0 93.9 1.2 82.2 2.8 85.5 6.9 93.2 3.5
Metropolitan-small 96.4 1.2 96.7 1.3 88.3 4.7 123.6 13.4 92.0 6.4
Micropolitan 104.1 3.1 103.8 3.2 96.0 14.6 95.6 19.1 112.0 25.3
Noncore 131.7 5.0 134.8 5.2 102.3 16.6 * * * *
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 113.9 2.6 116.2 2.8 90.5 12.0 85.3 18.8 112.1 12.9
100 - 299 94.3 1.2 94.6 1.4 83.0 4.5 101.0 8.5 97.3 4.5
300 - 499 93.1 1.3 94.2 1.5 87.8 3.8 84.7 11.0 88.0 6.0
500+ 94.1 1.4 96.0 1.6 81.1 4.2 92.3 15.0 88.6 6.3

a Estimates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, and APR-DRG risk of mortality score. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender and APR-DRG risk of mortality score; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age and APR-DRG risk of mortality score.

* 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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