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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 49
Deaths per 1000 admissions with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair (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   105.1 3.5 106.5 3.7 114.9 18.5 * * 81.1 21.7
                       
Age 0-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
18-44 * * * * -- -- -- -- -- --
45-64 75.1 8.2 75.4 8.6 * * * * * *
65 and over 110.8 3.9 112.8 4.1 130.5 20.7 * * * *
                       
Age 65-69 89.1 8.4 88.6 8.9 145.3 38.6 * * * *
70-74 93.2 7.3 97.4 7.6 * * * * * *
75-79 101.3 7.3 99.7 7.6 168.3 45.2 * * * *
80-84 139.8 10.4 143.3 10.9 * * * * * *
85 and over 250.1 15.9 259.8 16.6 * * * * * *
                       
Gender Male 102.1 4.1 102.9 4.3 124.7 23.4 * * * *
Female 114.4 7.2 117.5 7.6 103.0 30.0 * * * *
                       
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 112.7 17.8 114.4 20.1 * * * * * *
$25,000-$34,999 123.8 7.9 121.8 8.3 177.4 32.3 * * * *
$35,000-$44,999 96.6 6.8 98.6 7.1 * * * * * *
$45,000 or more 101.4 5.1 104.1 5.3 * * * * * *
                       
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 99.6 5.1 101.7 5.5 112.2 22.8 * * * *
Metropolitan-small 114.5 6.3 114.0 6.5 149.5 36.6 * * * *
Micropolitan 94.7 10.0 95.4 10.3 * * * * * *
Noncore 117.0 12.3 120.8 12.6 * * -- -- * *
                       
Expected payment source Private insurance 95.3 8.1 94.7 8.5 * * * * * *
Medicare 107.4 4.1 108.0 4.2 128.1 21.2 * * 103.1 26.7
Medicaid 103.5 24.6 144.5 28.3 * * * * * *
Other insurance * * * * * * * * * *
Uninsured/self pay/no charge 134.0 35.5 174.2 44.6 * * * * * *
                       
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 108.5 7.5 108.7 7.8 * * * * * *
Midwest 102.1 6.7 100.4 6.9 145.9 38.9 * * * *
South 102.4 5.8 105.3 6.2 112.3 24.7 * * * *
West 112.8 9.7 119.7 10.6 * * * * * *
                       
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 103.5 3.9 103.4 4.1 130.7 20.8 * * 85.3 25.6
Private, for-profit 125.8 11.0 129.1 11.6 * * * * * *
Public 92.8 13.6 110.5 14.9 * * * * * *
                       
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 96.2 5.6 99.2 6.0 106.1 26.2 * * * *
Non-teaching 111.2 4.6 111.3 4.8 123.8 26.0 * * 114.2 29.4
                       
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 98.3 4.8 100.9 5.1 114.3 22.6 * * * *
Metropolitan-small 110.4 5.6 110.4 5.8 110.5 32.8 * * * *
Micropolitan 132.3 15.5 128.8 15.8 * * * * * *
Noncore * * * * -- -- -- -- * *
                       
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 170.9 18.1 163.3 18.7 * * * * * *
100 - 299 113.8 5.7 114.5 5.9 138.1 31.1 * * * *
300 - 499 97.5 6.6 100.3 6.9 * * * * * *
500+ 93.5 6.6 94.9 7.0 * * * * * *
                       

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.

-- Statistic cannot be calculated.

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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