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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 75
Admissions for pediatric gastroenteritis (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age less than 18 years, 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   98.1 6.8 90.4 6.4 103.4 14.0 49.4 8.2 112.5 14.6
Age 0-4 262.9 20.1 234.8 18.4 291.2 42.1 128.7 21.9 306.9 42.0
5-9 53.9 3.5 52.4 3.6 46.3 5.9 35.3 7.3 62.7 8.4
10-14 30.2 1.9 30.0 2.1 28.6 3.8 12.8 3.4 34.0 4.1
15-17 26.9 1.4 28.4 1.7 29.4 4.3 * * 21.8 2.9
Gender Male 102.4 7.2 92.1 6.4 107.8 14.8 55.3 9.7 122.5 15.9
Female 93.6 6.6 88.6 6.6 98.8 13.4 43.2 7.6 102.0 13.4
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 167.7 30.9 194.8 35.9 133.2 35.6 * * * *
$25,000-$34,999 147.1 13.0 155.8 15.9 140.2 19.8 51.2 13.2 133.3 27.3
$35,000-$44,999 100.5 7.3 102.5 8.6 88.1 10.9 62.0 16.1 97.0 13.2
$45,000 or more 73.1 6.8 63.0 5.1 76.6 12.3 46.3 9.2 98.7 16.4
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 86.7 10.2 65.3 7.5 100.3 21.0 46.6 9.7 112.0 16.1
Metropolitan-small 93.4 12.2 91.3 12.6 85.9 15.0 33.3 9.0 * *
Micropolitan 135.3 14.2 139.6 14.4 124.0 27.6 * * 109.9 32.1
Noncore 160.1 14.8 158.2 14.6 217.7 41.0 * * * *
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 121.8 24.3 85.3 15.5 * * * * * *
Midwest 89.6 11.8 88.3 7.6 * * * * 23.1 4.5
South 105.8 11.1 113.4 14.4 78.1 8.4 32.9 7.6 119.1 32.5
West 77.3 10.1 57.8 10.3 87.1 21.3 52.2 10.6 102.9 15.0

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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