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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 46
Deaths per 1000 admissions with congestive heart failure (CHF) as principal diagnosis, age 18 and older (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and 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   41.0 0.4 42.9 0.5 34.9 1.0 39.7 3.4 38.2 1.6
                       
Age 18-44 17.7 2.1 16.9 3.7 18.2 2.9 * * * *
45-64 23.0 0.9 24.4 1.3 20.0 1.5 * * 24.7 3.0
65 and over 46.6 0.5 50.0 0.6 30.4 1.4 42.7 4.0 37.6 2.0
Age 65-69 31.8 1.4 34.4 1.7 27.1 2.8 * * 24.7 4.6
70-74 28.7 1.2 30.9 1.4 20.8 2.9 37.0 9.8 25.2 4.2
75-79 37.2 1.1 39.8 1.2 24.7 3.0 38.1 8.3 31.8 4.4
80-84 49.5 1.1 50.6 1.2 37.5 3.4 49.5 8.6 52.1 4.9
85 and over 69.6 0.9 72.3 1.0 47.7 3.3 56.4 8.3 57.8 4.5
Gender Male 44.1 0.6 45.7 0.8 38.7 1.4 44.2 4.9 40.7 2.4
Female 38.7 0.6 40.0 0.7 34.2 1.3 36.6 4.7 37.5 2.2
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 37.9 1.6 46.2 2.6 30.0 2.3 * * 41.7 4.2
$25,000-$34,999 43.6 0.9 46.7 1.1 37.9 1.7 * * 32.5 3.2
$35,000-$44,999 39.5 0.8 40.9 1.0 33.7 2.0 35.7 7.2 41.5 3.4
$45,000 or more 41.0 0.7 41.9 0.7 35.8 1.8 42.0 4.1 38.5 2.7
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 38.8 0.6 40.9 0.7 33.9 1.1 35.2 4.1 37.4 1.9
Metropolitan-small 41.9 0.8 43.1 0.9 34.9 2.2 50.8 7.7 40.5 3.6
Micropolitan 45.4 1.3 45.9 1.4 41.1 4.1 49.6 9.8 42.2 7.7
Noncore 46.9 1.4 47.7 1.6 42.0 3.9 * * * *
Expected payment source Private insurance 42.9 1.2 46.1 1.5 35.5 2.3 35.5 8.3 45.1 5.0
Medicare 39.8 0.5 41.7 0.6 31.4 1.2 39.5 4.4 35.8 2.0
Medicaid 43.3 1.6 44.1 2.7 43.9 2.4 40.1 7.7 39.4 3.8
Other insurance 66.5 3.7 80.4 4.9 48.2 7.1 * * 47.1 10.2
Uninsured/self pay/no charge 49.5 2.7 59.2 4.4 43.4 4.2 * * 44.7 7.4
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 45.1 0.9 45.6 1.1 42.2 2.3 * * 45.3 3.9
Midwest 40.0 0.9 42.6 1.0 29.1 2.0 * * 49.5 10.1
South 39.0 0.7 40.8 0.8 34.3 1.4 40.1 11.4 36.5 2.5
West 41.8 1.1 44.3 1.4 38.0 3.1 40.3 3.7 35.6 2.7
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 41.7 0.5 43.6 0.6 33.8 1.1 43.3 4.4 41.2 2.0
Private, for-profit 35.6 1.2 36.7 1.4 32.8 2.6 28.2 8.0 33.6 3.8
Public 42.8 1.2 45.2 1.5 41.8 2.4 38.7 7.1 31.6 3.8
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 38.5 0.8 39.9 1.0 34.7 1.5 39.4 6.4 41.5 2.8
Non-teaching 42.1 0.5 43.9 0.6 35.1 1.3 39.8 4.0 36.3 2.0
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 38.7 0.6 40.6 0.7 34.2 1.1 35.2 4.1 37.3 1.9
Metropolitan-small 41.4 0.8 42.6 0.9 34.1 2.1 50.8 7.7 40.5 3.5
Micropolitan 47.4 1.3 48.0 1.5 42.2 4.2 49.0 9.8 43.8 8.2
Noncore 51.3 1.8 52.8 2.0 44.3 4.8 * * * *
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 47.3 1.1 48.2 1.2 40.8 3.3 48.3 10.2 41.7 5.0
100 - 299 41.3 0.7 42.9 0.8 36.5 1.7 39.8 4.5 34.8 2.3
300 - 499 38.6 0.9 40.6 1.1 33.4 1.7 39.9 7.3 39.8 3.3
500+ 38.5 1.0 40.3 1.2 33.4 1.9 * * 42.4 3.9

a Estiamtes 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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