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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 227
Bacterial pneumonia admissions (excluding sickle cell or hemoglobin-S conditions, transfers from other institutions, and obstetric and neonatal admissions) per 100,000 population, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2003
        Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
    Total White Black API
Population group Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE
Total 363.5 5.1 343.8 5.9 445.0 18.4 263.0 23.5 443.7 27.2
Age 0-17 176.2 6.8 148.3 5.5 202.1 14.2 127.0 19.7 239.0 19.2
18-44 95.7 1.8 88.8 1.8 173.3 8.4 29.2 2.9 72.4 4.2
45-64 327.3 5.3 302.0 5.6 556.1 25.4 132.2 11.5 329.4 20.0
65 and over 1766.2 27.7 1762.5 31.9 1586.2 70.7 1366.9 138.6 2067.5 144.3
Age 65-69 838.8 13.9 819.9 16.1 990.7 44.1 500.8 48.6 923.0 56.2
70-74 1225.7 19.9 1194.9 23.0 1309.7 60.9 890.0 86.4 1535.8 97.0
75-79 1777.7 29.5 1753.0 33.5 1656.0 81.2 1512.4 159.3 2242.8 164.7
80-84 2564.7 42.3 2528.6 47.6 2199.4 106.9 2526.7 274.7 3614.6 268.5
85 and over 3845.0 66.6 3788.5 73.6 3018.3 152.9 4592.8 552.5 5713.4 489.6
Gender Male 407.1 5.8 385.6 6.7 486.4 20.1 315.2 29.8 486.7 29.8
Female 337.2 4.8 319.5 5.6 415.9 17.4 228.7 19.9 414.8 25.8
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 487.1 36.6 446.6 43.6 508.2 48.6 * * 568.5 111.4
$25,000-$34,999 487.4 14.0 488.5 16.7 483.1 25.1 338.7 53.4 508.5 44.7
$35,000-$44,999 380.6 9.4 367.1 10.0 457.6 23.2 303.5 41.3 420.6 26.5
$45,000 or more 303.4 8.8 291.2 8.9 384.6 21.9 238.0 24.8 390.9 36.1
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 350.7 11.6 318.0 12.3 463.6 29.3 231.9 23.5 438.9 34.2
Metropolitan-small 324.1 16.0 310.2 15.7 364.4 30.0 289.7 70.0 409.1 57.0
Micropolitan 413.5 18.5 400.0 18.4 425.8 43.6 * * 573.0 114.3
Noncore 533.6 19.5 522.9 20.0 616.9 55.0 * * 632.3 116.1
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 350.8 13.2 325.4 15.3 452.6 51.1 210.3 54.8 472.5 80.2
Midwest 362.9 9.3 355.7 10.7 486.8 57.1 136.8 18.7 165.7 20.1
South 406.5 9.4 391.5 10.5 415.7 19.8 199.2 35.3 485.4 54.6
West 304.1 8.9 261.1 10.9 533.7 59.1 309.9 33.9 445.8 30.6

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, 2003. This file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 23 States: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, KS, MD, MA, MI, MO, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, and WI.

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